The Ordinary

Today I’m presenting the other poem that I wrote at the poetry forum held on Sunday, a “Writing Circle”, hosted by Ali Grimshaw.

If you are you interesting in joining the wonderful world of Ali’s “Writing Circle” you can find more information via clicking on this link > > https://flashlightbatteries.blog/2020/11/10/sunday-writing-circle/


The Ordinary

Looking out my window

I hear, the wind blowing

I see, the sun glowing

I smell, the garden flowers

Suddenly there’s a thud

On the roof above

A branch from my neighbour’s tree

Landed on my verandah

Curiosity drags me outside

No obvious damage done

I smile and say “Hi”

To my courtyard garden

And the flowers respond

“Good morning Ivor”




Ivor Steven (c) Nov 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.

32 thoughts on “The Ordinary”

  1. Love this poem! Love the way you wrote it….the way it reads. It is an extraordinary poem! 😉 🙂
    Glad no damage was done.
    Keep conversing with your garden/flowers! 🙂
    HUGS!!! 🙂
    PS…Thanks for another Erika song to listen to!!! 🙂

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    1. My on-line poetry meeting, proved to be a productive forum for me… and I’ve already made contact with my new WP friends… and this “5 min” poem is as I wrote it during the event.. 😊🌏
      And of course Erika’s special voice to go with my special poem.. 💙🌏

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