My Women

Today is my mother’s birthday, and tomorrow is mothersday, and also it was Carole’s funeral day … Here is my tribute to those 2 magnificent women in my life…

My Women


After I had left the hem

Without women

I could not have survived my time

I would not have braved the climb

Ladies you are my rhyme

My mothers of thyme


Helping me roll away the stone

Maintaining these old bones

Repairing the bridges, I have burnt

Reciting the messages, I have learnt

Cheering from the sidelines

Supporting my broken designs

Women of my rhymes

Mothers for a lifetime





Ivor Steven (c) May 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.

47 thoughts on “My Women”

    1. Thank You Ingrid… similar to my poem from last year “Women” and I changed it to “My Women” and rejigged a few words, so as not to cross that copyright line … (“Women” is in my book).. πŸ˜€πŸ˜Š

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    1. Thank you Kathy, for sharing the link, such a lovely story .. Oh coincidence .. my little abode here has a house name plate over the front door .. “Shangri-La”

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  1. A wonderful tribute to all the beautiful ladies in your life You are right, we could not have made it to this point without them… their love, their encouragement… and their putting up with us!!
    Dwight

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  2. Wow! All important dates!
    Your poem is a heart-touching tribute to the 2 very important women in your life…your Mom and Carole! You were blessed indeed, Ivor! πŸ™‚ And a lovely tribute to all women everywhere whether they are moms or not. πŸ™‚
    Love the smiles in the photos! πŸ™‚
    (((HUGS))) ❀ πŸ™‚

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    1. Thank You Carolyn. .. where would we be without our mothers …
      everyone of them special in their own way … in my case they were extra special .. β€οΈβ€οΈπŸ˜„πŸŒπŸŒˆ

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