A Universe Above The Sky

Walking in the rain

Wearing water-logged boots

I am dodging millipedes

And hopping over puddles

With the footpath crickets

I see a universe above the sky

As the liquid clouds

Drop their weight

Upon my empty hands

Filling them with verses

Of memories and rhymes

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.

34 thoughts on “A Universe Above The Sky”

    1. Thank you Punam … and yes David Gilmore’s song 🎢 is definitely fabulous .. a lovely & lucky find for me πŸ˜ŠπŸ’•πŸŒ


    1. Thank you Frank , I enjoy searching for songs to go with my poems, and this one by David Gilmore is definitely a good find for me .. my was quickly slotted in because Coffee House Writers magazine are publishing my β€œpoem” next week!! πŸ€—πŸŒ

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  1. Oh, this poem is so beautiful, Ivor! And to read it while listening to Mr. Gilmour sing brought smiles! You are so in tune/in touch with the beauty in nature and it shows in the brilliance of your writing! The clouds have a heartbeat and it shines forth in your poem! πŸ™‚
    (((HUGS))) πŸ™‚

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    1. Oh wow.. gorgeous praise indeed Carolyn πŸŒπŸ€— … 🐢. we got rained during our walkie, and the crickets and millipedes were very active, and basically I had written the poem in my head before we got home 🏑 .. the David Gilmore video was one I found on the weekend … πŸŽΆπŸŽΆπŸ€—πŸŒπŸΆπŸ˜

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