Lingering Songs

sometimes I wished

for love to linger longer 

other times I wished

my soul was stronger 

old love lingers on 

within lullaby songs 

is my heart right or wrong? 

sometimes when the music plays on and on  

I hear my angel humming along


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.

45 thoughts on “Lingering Songs”

  1. OHMYGOSH! Please pass the tissues AND hankies!
    Your photo, your poem, and Mr. Cohen singing has my tears flowing!
    Your heart is still beautiful, Ivor! πŸ’œ And she is still with you…humming, smiling, ETC!!! πŸ™‚
    (((HUGS))) πŸ™‚
    PAT and RUBS to Sir Frankie πŸ™‚

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    1. Yes .. and thank you for β€˜linger’ prompt from the other day. .. which I comment on and that encouraged to write this poem .. and I’m quite happy with the result πŸ’•πŸ˜ŠπŸŒ

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  2. We will, always, miss those we lost in this life, but, we hold in our hearts, that our love will, carry us onward, that we will, eventually, meet back together one day, in the near, or, distant, future, again, and , we shall, never, be, parted…

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    1. Thank you Cheryl … we are having a couple of spring days at last .. I’ll enjoy the sun before the next cold change comes ..
      Hope you are keeping safe and well Cheryl πŸ˜ŠπŸŒπŸ€—πŸΆ

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