Patiently, I Am Waiting

Patience drifts around the clock

Patience floats in dry-dock

Patience hovers in transit

Patience belies my spirit


Patiently I walk

Patiently I talk

Patiently I listen

Patiently I have forgiven


Patience is the essence

Patience is my sentence

Patience is my burden

Patience is my warden


Patiently I wait

Patiently I update

Patiently I sleep

And alone I weep


Patiently I Compromise

Patiently I will arise

Patiently I mutate

Patiently I will gravitate

Patience commands my time

Patience is my crime





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.

40 thoughts on “Patiently, I Am Waiting”

  1. Patience is all of that! And well worth it! Keep being patient! ๐Ÿ™‚
    (((HUGS))) ๐Ÿ™‚
    PS…Eons ago a friend of mine was struggling to be patient with her very demanding children…ages 12, 9, and 8. She told me she was praying for patience. Next thing I knew she told me she was pregnant with an oops-baby! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Seems like praying for patience might not be a good idea! ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜›

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    1. Yeah .. I Am Waiting, is from theโ€˜ โ€˜Aftermathโ€™ LP , which was the 1st Vinyl I ever bought .. and I still have it .. 56 years later … ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ˜„

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