Do Not Quote Me?

This poem is not really a poem, but a poem made from some of my quotes that I have occasionally posted here on my site, and the creating of this collection/poem was prompted by Derrick Knight’s, Feature Image Above >> and you may visit his site via this link >> https://derrickjknight.com/2022/06/24/too-close/


Do Not Quote Me?




“A poet following a poet, gives you poetry in motion”

“The tunnel is growing wider 

The light is glowing brighter”

“He who worships from the tallest tree, 

should be weary of the broken branches he trod on below” 

“Stories emanate from the heart. Literature lives in every heartbeat “



“Not all literature is perfect, none of us are perfect”






Ivor Steven (c) June 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.

41 thoughts on “Do Not Quote Me?”

  1. I love when you create a poem from your quotes! So creative! So enjoyable to read and ponder.
    And a perfect companion to Derrick’s photo…all your wise and ponderful quotes are connected and supportive like the roots of a tree!
    (((HUGS))) ❤️
    PS…How are you doing? How is Sir Frankie?
    Coop has been very ill since last Wednesday night, so I’ve been super busy getting him help, giving him all the different meds the vet prescribed, making sure he eats some, drinks enough water, takes his walks, etc. Plus we’ve had very loud thundery rainy storms each day and those scare him so he wants to snuggle on my lap. As a result, I haven’t gotten much else done.

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      1. I’m so glad!
        Coop was healthy when he was younger. Now that’s he’s considered to be a senior adult dog, he’s had some health issues. He is a combo of two breeds…with the one “side” (his mother’s side) he has outlived the life expectancy by a couple years already.

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