Life’s Acid Test

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Life’s Acid Test

Am I depressed?

Or sadly feeling undressed

Am I oppressed?

Or badly needing to be caressed

I must confess

Am I under arrest?

Inside my own nest

Impatiently unimpressed

Are we possessed?

Waiting for life’s acid test

That alien alpha bequest

Or an eerie beta pest

Ivor Steven (c) July 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.

32 thoughts on “Life’s Acid Test”

  1. You’ve expressed this so well, Ivor! So many of us can relate.
    Keep hangin’ on to the hope!
    That is one of my fave songs and it reminds us…we must “wake up”, “let it go”, because “we’re almost home…” I think the song is telling us to listen to our souls. 🙂

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    1. Thank you Carolyn. .. and again I’m happy with song choice … and it truly enhances the mood/thoughts of my poem … I so enjoy finding an appropriate tune for my poems
      😊🎶🎶.. and I love that you understand the diligence of my poem and song match-ups 😎😊🌏🎶😊

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