The Nature of Daylight

Featured Image above: by Derrick Knight, with his kind permission, and here here is link to his article today >>

My poem today was written at Ali Grimshaw’s, poetry ‘Writing Circle’ Zoom meeting event.. Once again it was a privilage to listen intently to others and be heard with the same intention. Time to be still and reflect. Not to mention, getting to know people from all over the world. What a joy! And I thoroughly reccommend Ali’s Writing Circle programs to all interested poets out there, you will not be disappointed if you decide to attend… You may connect with her site via this link >>

The Nature of Daylight

The morning clouds are grey

And all is calm on the bay

As the day drifts away

Floating on a twilight sea-spray

Inside I sit beside a smokeless ashtray

Where I watch a Swanlake ballet

Dance under my moonlit archway

As I await the dawn’s next display

Ivor Steven (c) August 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.

39 thoughts on “The Nature of Daylight”

  1. Derrick’s photos are always so amazing! What he captures are such beautiful muses for your amazing poems, Ivor! πŸ™‚ This photo and poem are so peaceful and calming….and with THAT song playing in the background this post is perfection!
    (((HUGS))) to you! πŸ™‚
    PATS and RUBS to Sir Frankie!!! πŸ™‚

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    1. Thank You Carolyn … I wrote this poem at my Zoom poetry meeting yesterday and posted it at 12.30am .. and you have reminded me that I should have mentioned Ali and placed a link in for her β€˜Writing Circle’ events .. I shall update my post soon .. πŸ€”πŸ’›πŸΆ

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      1. I didn’t think of those references deliberately… but when I read the poem back to myself .. I said β€˜wow’ I know where those words came from. … I it’s a subconscious thing Dwight πŸ€”

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    1. Yes Cindy … there’s little stories behind my words here .. my wife was a smoker before got MS … my sister and her daughter both did ballet …


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