“Her” Stairs

When I was a toddler, I remember asking my mum, “Why is God a man” … and now 65 years later, I am left with the same question !! …
Today’s poem is a mixture of 4 different stanzas, that somehow they seemed to flow together, and I would like to thank, V.J Knutson, Colleen, and Susi, for inspiring these snippets that I wrote on their posts. (3 women blogger friends !!) … and please readers do not try to read too much into my poem, the piece is a mixture of different thoughts, on different days … but maybe my thoughts were all leading to the same stairway !!

“Her” Stairs

Push forward across the sand

Towards that promised land

Be guided by Her red right hand … V.J.

Some sad moments, you will delve deep

Other times you will feel the breeze’s cool sweep

Of mother nature sending you her heart beat … Colleen

Then indeed you are there

Between somewhere

And Her eternal stairs … Colleen

Where baby eyes open and cry

Life’s eyes cry and say goodbye

And old eyes run dry and die … Susi

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.

23 thoughts on ““Her” Stairs”

  1. I enjoyed your responses. They are sometimes as good as our labored over poems. As to your question, If God is Spirit “he” is neither masculine or feminine!! We personalize “him” to “bring him down to our level” rather than rising to “his”! (My opinion)

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      1. I may have read your email copy. I sometimes do that with the intention of visiting the site later to leave a comment. If I was on the reader I would have left a comment there and then🙂

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