Throwback Friday, By the Waters Edge (“Tullawalla”)

Here’s an old poem of mine that I posted on the “Go Dog Go Cafe *site’s Throwback Friday segment.

Go Dog Go Café

Here’s a poem I wrote in 2016, while I was temporarily staying back in the original family homestead with my older brother, and I was in limbo and still trying to find myself another place to live.

By the Water’s Edge (Tullawalla)

I’m in this isolation cabin

Like a big mosquito larva

Ready to burst

Surrounded by sand and sea

And a river mouth

Tidal and free

And I share my daily bread

A share for you, and for them

Thoughts of you

I gaze down upon the sandy ground

I see your white lily unbound

I’m tangled in this cocoon

Like an angry dragonfly

Waiting to break free

Surrounded by watergrass and weed

Tea-tree and dunes, far as the eye can see

And a garden bed

Grown from seed

And I share my weekly menu

A share for you, and for them

Thoughts of you

I stare down upon…

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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.

10 thoughts on “Throwback Friday, By the Waters Edge (“Tullawalla”)”

  1. Went to the site and left a comment. 🙂
    Such a powerful, poignant, heart-touching poem, Ivor.
    You remind us that during those times of uncertainty, great change, wondering…we must remain strong…we must continue to reach out to others. 🙂
    (((HUGS))) 🙂

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