A Torn Thesaurus

With my fiddle and riddles

Here in the middle

Of this unopened universe

Time spirals in reverse

Quills fly in from cyberspace

As alien words unravel and interlace

A torn thesaurus is my database

I wonder

Have I landed in the right place?

But that does not matter

K-9’s happy with the community chatter

Doggie treats and friendly pats

And he presents his paw for more

Like a hungry beggar’s cap

Ivor Steven (c) July 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 Torn Thesaurus”

  1. Oh, Sir Frankie! You are so cute and handsome! Keep workin’ your magic, bringing the love, causing smiles, and making people happy! πŸ™‚
    PATS and RUBS!!! πŸ™‚ ❀️🐢
    PS…Grr-eat poem, Ivor. And aren’t thesauruses just wonderful!? I have always enjoyed them! Or as I look up the word “enjoy”, maybe I should say “appreciate”, “like”, “relish” or “dig”…HA! πŸ™‚ Sounds like your Thesaurus is well-used.
    PPS…I put up an update on Cooper.
    PPPS…I think we all wonder at times if we have landed in the right place. If not sure, we can go ahead and bloom where we landed! πŸ˜‰
    PPPPS…Q: What do you call an articulate dinosaur? A: A thesaurus! πŸ˜› πŸ“–πŸ¦–

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    1. Haha… my thesaurus is definitely well worn and torn .. just like Frankie, he goes everywhere with me .. we could be anywhere in the universe and any Alien would still adore my K-9 (haha Dr Who’s faithful computer dog 🐢)

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    1. Thanks Cassa.. a dreamy piece of fantasy while enjoying a early morning coffee at the unique Box Office Cafe with my K-9 who attracts plenty of friendly attention … we could be anywhere in the universe and Aliens would still adore him ..πŸΆπŸŒπŸ€—β˜•οΈ


  2. Lovely poem, Ivor and an adorable pooch 😊 I’ve been using Word Hippo rather than a paperback Thesaurus (wi-fi connection down – power outage – useless). Time to invest in a new updated copy.

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