These Days

Here comes one of those days

When my soul feels the light of hope within me

How could I ever forget those days

*Those endless days, those sacred days you gave me*


Now I bless the light

The spirit of those days within me

Forever your star of hope, glows so bright

Always there, shining down on me


Now I thank you for these days

The dance of glory you gave me

Remembering our world’s warm nights and joyful days

How could I forget, that blade of grass you gave me

That everlasting gift, walks with me every day

You’re in my heart every single day, believe me


*Those endless days, those sacred days you gave me* This line, is a line I’ve taken from the Ray Davies song “Days”, they are truly glorious words, and I could not write a better line to suit my poem, than this brilliant piece by Ray Davies….. so now sit back and enjoy his magnificent song…. “Days”

Ivor Steven (c) May 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.

69 thoughts on “These Days”

  1. Wonderful sigh-worthy poem you birth-ed from that song lyric/line, Ivor!!!
    And the two are a great duo…your poem and the song! πŸ™‚
    We do carry special ones and sacred days in our hearts!
    (((HUGS))) πŸ™‚
    PS…your blue sky bright sun photo brings joy! πŸ™‚

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    1. Oh that blue sky… such a happy blue sky … I see ‘these days’….. and the Kinks song “Days”, embodies everything I wanted to say in my poem…. especially remembering that blade of grass she gave to me, as we walked along the river bank….πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸŒ

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      1. Good!
        I’m VERY much the same way.
        But I do know that some days are challenging and we have to make sure the joy comes back to the forefront. πŸ™‚ Gratefulness helps! And you do possess an attitude of gratitude, Ivor! πŸ˜€

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      2. It’ll be mum’s birthday tomorrow … these few weeks I see the rivers flow by, but the clouds always roll away and to reveal a bright blue sky … whoops … there is a poem in the air .. ((Hugs)) πŸ˜€

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      3. Aw, I will think of your Mum and do something to celebrate her life! AND thank her for birthing you into the world! πŸ™‚
        I KNOW you will grab onto that poem and get it written down! πŸ˜‰

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      1. That’s nice to know… I borrowed a few lines from the Kinks song… and I had nearly my little poem, and then on listening to Ray’s lyrics…. I promptly slotted them into my poem…. xx

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      1. cut back, no point in burning yourself out as you have so much on your plate! I’ve halved my posts and often close comments now, it works πŸ™‚

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