Future Skies (a Tanka)

Featured Image Above; and the two images below, are photos from Derrick Knight’s recent post “Pool Patterns”, and you may visit his article by clicking on this link
>> https://derrickjknight.com/2021/12/16/pool-patterns/

Pool Patterns

Future Skies

An old graceful world 

Shimmers upon mirrored pond 

Timeless images 

Nature’s blameless history 

Awaits future smogless skies 

Ivor Steven (c) December 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.

28 thoughts on “Future Skies (a Tanka)”

      1. I agree. You did some pretty good comparison. If the reflections make the old move seamlessly into the future, then the odds of time are disqualified giving the images a sense of timelessness, an extraordinary newness or refreshment that makes them ingradiable within timelines. Powerful!


  1. Beautiful duet of photos and poem, Derrick and Ivor! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
    Future Skies…what a ponderful thing…such an interesting comparison of skies…and we must do what we can today to make sure those future skies are healthy.
    (((HUGS))) πŸ™‚

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