Grey Eastern Sky



There is a greyness filling the sky 

Made up of sick tongues and lies 

Death and destruction in a dirty disguise 


Enquiries from worldwide continue to ask why 

So many innocent people must die 

While fleeing the greyest of Eastern skies 






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 “Grey Eastern Sky”

  1. Yes, we would all like to know why. So sad. So tragic. 😦
    Such a powerful poignant heart-touching message in poem, Ivor. Thank you for writing it and sharing it.
    (((HUGS)))
    🌻 🕊 🌏 🌻 🙏 🕊 🌻

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    1. Thank you Carolyn … I was taking Frankie for a walk this morning, and the sky was a strange shade of grey .. and then my poem was born … ☮️🤗🌻💕

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  2. “The truth shall set you free!” Why did it get to this point? Perception can be so far from reality! I heard on the news that Putin’s approval rating rose to 83% when Russia invaded Ukraine. 15 years is the sentence for contradicting official Russian news media or saying that there is a “war” in Ukraine. Your poem states the biggest “Why?” Why are innocent. people being brutally murdered and a peaceful country devastated because of one madman’s lust for power?

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