Throwback Friday, Pendulum Lights, by Ivor Steven

Again, I cannot get the reblog button to work at my Go Dog Go Cafe site, so I have ‘copied & pasted’ my article today …

My poem here today is from August 2018, and I am not able to explain the thoughts behind my words, except that some promised outcomes to me, were not forfilled and I felt emotionally let down and cheated …

Pendulum Lights

I was blinded

By the light

Losing the fight

I was silenced

By the noise

Standing without poise

I was attacked

By the crown

Breaking me down

I was sentenced

By the people

Hiding under their steeple

Hung out to dry

Nailed to a cross

Punished for my loss

Surviving, burnt my courage

I battled to be bold

Returning from the cold

I refound my faith

Nullifying what they stole

Purifying my lost soul

Ivor Steven (c) Aug 2018

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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.

37 thoughts on “Throwback Friday, Pendulum Lights, by Ivor Steven”

  1. Aw… 😦 We can all relate to your feelings when you wrote this poem, Ivor.
    That you refound your faith is the important thing…you battled, survived, rebound-ed/bounced back and have shared what you’ve felt and learned…helping all of us. 🙂 I hope you know you are a light…shining bright bringing hope, encouragement, compassion, understanding, wisdom, kindness and ETC! 🙂 “Shine bright like a diamond…”
    No matter what happens we must keep our hearts, minds, hands, eyes, and arms open. 🙂
    Wowza…that song really touched my heart. 🙂

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    1. Thank you for your amazingly kind and thoughtful thoughtful comments Carolyn .. your words have warmed my heart and caressed the tender fibres of my soul … I am humbly very proud of how I have coped and handled the difficulties that life has challenged me with 💕❤️😊🌏

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  2. Do you visit the site via your reader or do you use the full site address? Just wondered because my reader is playing up at the moment.

    You could try going online and using the full site address, then try the reblog unless you’re doing that already.

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      1. I haven’t looked into the problems I have with the Reader, for now, I’ve put them on hold, right now I have neither the energy not inclination to sort it.

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