Storms of White Rust

I often wonder and ponder

About the truthfulness of our future

Will the changing winds

Of tomorrow stay kind

Will the narrowing tunnel of light

Fade over time and fall out of sight

I have no answers to the storms thrust

I have no answers to those of flaky mistrust

I see pure oceans covered in white rust

I saw my riverbed of pure sand turn into stardust

Ivor Steven (c) March 2021

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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 “Storms of White Rust”

    1. Thank you Kate,.. I went to the pub yesterday for St Patrick’s Day, it was a lovely gathering of friendly people, and outing seemed to prompt me to write this poem.. I’m not sure of the correlation, … but maybe more kindness and compassion is needed to help save our planet. 😊🌏


  1. What a powerful poignant poem, Ivor! And paired with the music, photos, and words in the video it brought tears to my eyes. We often don’t have answers…but we don’t let that stop us from caring, from working for positive changes, from moving forward. We take each day at a time and seek to make our world/our planet a better, healthier place.
    We must remember that storms often end with that rainbow of promise, hope, beauty, love.
    (((HUGS))) 🙂

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    1. Dear Carolyn .. I wrote this one after St Patrick’s Day… I had a lovely day, and there is probably no correlation… but these were my thoughts about how we should all be together for for our planet… yesterday’s friendly togetherness friendly prompted these words.. 😀😀😃

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    1. Thank you Paul, .. and we seem to living on a fine edge uncertainty … hopefully “we” can work together for the good of mother nature and mankind


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