Flowers

Over on Weekly Prompts the Wednesday challenge is; Green Thumb. Please go over and visit their fabulous site by clicking >> Here. Today is my/our anniversary day and appropriately my poem for the prompt is called “Flowers”…..


Flowers


can a dream be drowned

by a sinking crown?

weighted down by old flowers

and tiny violets of mysterious power



can a future be found?

above the ashes and ground

blown away by old flowers

as tiny violets cover a crumbling bell tower



can a fading light survive

beyond the gardens empty hive?

can time chime without old flowers

and tiny violets of magical power?



Ivor Steven (c) Sept 2020

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G'day, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm an ex-industrial chemist, and a retired plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for over 2 years, and writing poems for 19 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

33 thoughts on “Flowers”

  1. Happy Anniversary!!! 🙂
    Such a beautiful poem, Ivor! And perfect photo, poem, song trio to celebrate you 2…such a wonderful duet/duo! 😉
    May your dreams this week…night dreams and day dreams…be filled with Carole, violets, and cake! 😉 😀
    (((HUGS))) 🙂

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    1. Thank you Carolyn… I finished the day on a happy note.. with a 4-way computer on-line link-up with my Thursday night crew, they all knew and adore Carole, so we had a few toasts for her, and us… and I’m still smiling… 💙😀💚🍻

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