A Violet and A Blade of Grass (Revised)


I wrote this poem a year ago …

A Violet and A Blade of Grass


Years ago, I met a young lady

With hair the colour of autumn leaves

I liked her, and she liked me

And our courtship flourished rapidly

One day we were walking down by the river

Where I casually paused to pick a flower

And I gently placed the violet in her hair

She fondly smiled, and said quietly

“Open your hand, I’ve a gift for you too”

Upon my palm she tenderly placed a blade of grass

“There, that is to signify my eternal love for you”

I blushed and smile, and said proudly

“As mother nature is my witness, I love you”

“And thank you, for this blade of grass”

“I shall treasure your kindness forever”

My heart was pounding, as I steadily took her hand

And uttered the words, “Would you like to marry me”





Ivor Steven (c) Sept 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.

42 thoughts on “A Violet and A Blade of Grass (Revised)”

  1. Aw! 🙂 Romantic, sweet, beautiful, memories that make you smile, Ivor! 💜
    They make us smile, too. 🙂
    And they make me cry joy-tears. Pass the hankies, please! 🙂
    (((HUGS))) 🙂
    PS…Great song whoever sings it! Of course, Ms. Joplin’s version is superb! 🙂

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  2. Spécialiste du retour affectiv, le professeur maître gbêchégnon peur vous aider à retrouver votre amour et consolider votre relations amoureuses.je realise des travaux dans les thème suivants.

    Amour,Retour de l’être aimé, Envoûtement d’amour Desenvoutemen, Protection, chance, Travail .

    Contacter moi sur WhatsApp + 229 90951598

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