Fruit Loopy

Early July 2017, my blog/website was only 3 weeks old when I wrote this abstract poem, ‘Fruit Loopy’ … hmmm … and I am not sure what my thoughts were at the time … but I had only been in my new little abode for 5 months, and I was finishing off building the verandah, and starting to create a courtyard garden … I suppose I was “dreaming” about how much Carole would have loved my new home, so hence the “funny title”


Fruit Loopy


The juices of expectation

are upon me again.

Dreaming of yesteryear

and clambering for today.

Through my pores

a taste of sweetness.

My apple of love

the fruit for tomorrow.






Ivor Steven (c) July 2017

Published by

ivor20

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 “Fruit Loopy”

      1. I’m more of a soft fruit freak. When they’re in season, my brother takes me to his allotment and we pick tons of raspberries, blackberries, redcurrants and so on (and veg). I love my big bro xx

        Liked by 1 person

      2. That’s beautiful, we had fruit trees at mum and dad’s, apricots, peaches and pears, and a wonderful big loganberry vine, and loved climbing and picking the fruits, absolutely the bestest of memories….. xx

        Liked by 1 person

  1. Yes, the fruit-loopiness of life. πŸ™‚ Wonderful poem, Ivor! It is filled with vivid images and emotions. Beautiful heart-toucher.
    🍏 πŸ’œ 🍎
    Great song choice…Melanie’s voice is so beautiful! Yes…”heaven is so far”…or it seems so. I always liked the line “clouds were my friends”…I’ve felt that way my whole life. πŸ™‚
    (((HUGS))) πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Yeah for Melanie’s sweet voice of emotional innocence .. 🎢 and I suppose my poems dream was emotionally innocent too .. Thank you Carolyn πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸŒπŸΆ

      Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.