Contrasts


The week that was

Five days of contrast

Excitement on Monday and Tuesday

With live YouTube interviews

Exhileration on Wednesday

With the launch of my book

Profound sadness on Thursday

With the funeral of a close mate

Joy and happiness on Friday

With the seventieth birthday party

Of a long time friend

The cycle of life ’til the end





Ivor Steven (c) April 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.

38 thoughts on “Contrasts”

  1. I’m sorry to hear about the loss of your friend. I hope the happy and exciting memories you made this week are added to the memories you have of your friend. ❀️

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  2. Yes, we never know from day to day what life will bring our way.
    So sorry to hear of the death of you friend. 😦 I know you will focus on the good memories made.
    And joy to celebrate another friends birthday in the same week. πŸ™‚
    Perfect song choice.
    I hope you will schedule in some moments of rest this weekend, even with the Easter-ness. πŸ™‚
    (((HUGS))) πŸ™‚

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