Floating on the Moon

Hello readers and followers, today I am continuing with my theme of “Moom” poems, and if need to have a chat with me, “I am up here floating on the moon”

Floating On The Moon

I am not always wrong

And at times I may have been right

Behind my mask I smile

And at times I grimace

Numbness has entered my bones

Clumsiness guides my pen

Awkwardness precedes my stride

Uneasiness resonates in my voice

I am not able to walk on water

And at times I have sunk like a stone

I live within my soul’s cocoon

And at times I am floating on the moon

Ivor Steven (c) January 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.

48 thoughts on “Floating on the Moon”

  1. I can so relate to this poem, Ivor. And it flows wonderfully.
    I think no matter what is going on or how we feel…we CAN find comfort and joy in floating on the moon. πŸ˜‰
    R.E.M’s song is the perfect song to soundtrack your poem and photo! πŸ™‚
    Keep day dreaming, night dreaming, exercising your imagination, and writing! πŸ™‚
    I see the moon as a friend that each of us can talk to, find comfort in, find companionship in. Commune with the moon, MyFriend!!! πŸ™‚
    πŸŒ™ 🌜 πŸŒ› πŸŒ•


    1. Yep I’m on the moon looking back at earth… and the lyrics in REM’s song always make smile.
      πŸ˜€..they are perfectly dreamy…. My poem a mixture of realities and that surreal dream-world our minds float to… πŸ˜€πŸ˜Ž…
      Thank Carolyn, this worked well for me today… πŸ˜ƒπŸŒ‘πŸŒ

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  2. As life progresses and there seems to be no movement to uplift or give some hope. In all directions the energy is heavy. I think I will join you on the moon or some far off star. Anywhere but here. I so desire to see a change for all mankind where somedays at least you can have a happy stride.

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    1. Thank you Ursula… I like to think of my soul’s cocoon, as being the spirits of my parents and my wife, and I turn them for guidance….πŸ’™πŸŒ


  3. A beautiful revisit of a heart-touching poem! Whether it’s ups or down in life…we will keep floating on the moon!
    PATS and RUBS for Sir Frankie!
    PS…Coops and I will go out soon to walk and commune with the moon! πŸ™‚

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