To The Moon And Back

Today’s “Weekly Prompt” Weekend Challenge is: Discovery … Please go over and visit they fabulous site by clicking >> Here Yesterday when seaching my files for an appropriate poem for my “Go Dog Go Cafe” .. Throwback Friday post, I “Discovered” that I had written numerous ‘poems’ about the “MOON” over the years … and attached today, this is one of pieces that I “DISCOVERED” during my search …

Above Photos: The award winning, Geelong Library and Art Gallery… (Looks like the moon)

To The Moon And Back


Well, say hello spring

You’re certainly flashing us your everything

A warm mild morning

Followed by midday sunshine

Then suddenly a wild storm

Lightening and heavy rain

Windy squalls, umbrella’s flying

And down the fat hail came


While the dark sky opened his jaws

I wondered if it was like this

On our faraway moon

So without further ado

I jettisoned myself there

Soaring into space

I left this human race

Just for a short time, anyways


I journeyed to the art gallery

Displaying a real moon show

Wilderness photos from yesteryears

Bold colourful impressions

From out of this world

Ancient traditional stories were also told

Old-time moon movies, on the big screen

Bold sculptures, of every shape imaginable

And a moonscape, seen through artist eyes

The wondrous afternoon escape, was my prize


Above Photos: Some friendly humans that I meet on the moon……






Below: I love this song and video  by ‘The Airbourne Toxic Event’, performing their tune “All At Once”…. enjoy




Ivor Steven (c)  September 2019

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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.

67 thoughts on “To The Moon And Back”

  1. Ivor,
    Wonderful as always, although it kind of threw me when you mentioned spring. So I have a stupid question: it’s coming up to fall here . So do y’all call September, October and November spring? And do you refer to our winter month’s as summer in Australia? Or do you say that winter is your hot time of the year? I should know this. Forgive my ignorance. Mona

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  2. Wonderful post, Ivor! ๐Ÿ™‚
    It’s always good to escape to the moon once in awhile…in any way possible! ๐Ÿ˜‰
    One of my loves is visiting art galleries, museums, libraries, ETC! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Art galleries and art sections of museums always capture me away! SIGH ๐Ÿ™‚
    Glad you had so much fun fun FUN! ๐Ÿ™‚
    HUGS!!! ๐Ÿ™‚
    PS…Hello, Spring!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    1. Thank you Cindy .. here I am resting and floating in happiness from yesterdayโ€™s glorious day .. which indeed felt like I had been to the moon and back ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒš๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’•

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    1. Thank you Sue .. haha .. sometimes the Weekend Prompts are quite a โ€œChallengeโ€ for me .. because I do them Saturday evening after a โ€œbigโ€ day out ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿ’•

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