Frankie has been with me for 9 months now, and he’ll be 6 in July and I’ll be 71 in July …


Frankie is my doggie

Supposedly a champagne colour

But more like a dirty off-white

woolly picnic blanket

Friendly by nature

On hind legs he prances

Then promptly hit sits

Holds out his soft curly paw

He has the Cafe waitresses

Melt at his doggie command

Frankie knows how to score

Treats galore come his way

He is a happy winner everyday

Ivor Steven (c) April 2022

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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 “Frankie”

      1. Haha .. feeling 80 this morning .. Iโ€™ve slept in to 9.00am .. just in time for my CHW sprint session โ€ฆ โ€œ of which I am the Hostโ€ .. whoops Iโ€™m on now !!!

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  1. Sir Frankie,
    You are such a handsome guy! Thank you for being such a wonderful, amazing, sweet family-member to Mr. Ivor! ๐Ÿ™‚
    How wonderful to have a poem written about you! My Mom has written about me on her blog and has written a couple of poems about me. I love it! ๐Ÿ™‚
    I am 13 years old, but still going strong. ๐Ÿ™‚
    I hope you have a woof-woof, dog-gone, paws-itively, ulti-mutt-ly grr-eat day!
    Sniffs and Licks,
    ๐Ÿถ ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿฉ ๐Ÿฆฎ ๐Ÿ•โ€๐Ÿฆบ๐ŸŒญ (A hot dog! Ha! ๐Ÿ˜€ )

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    1. Woof woof ๐Ÿถ .. my guy has slept in this morning ..
      No pats nor brekkie yet โ€ฆ and now heโ€™s on that computer thingoโ€™ .. ๐Ÿถ woof .. heโ€™s not taking any notice of me woof .. bark bark .. hmmm .. looks like Iโ€™ll have to wait โ€ฆ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿก๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค—

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