The Lighthouse

Another older poem from February 2021, while I am slowly recovering from my painful back soreness…

The Lighthouse

I am afloat

In between

Here and there

Am I lost?

My ship clock

Is a sundial

Using the moon

To reflect on time

I hear the waves

Pounding white hooves

A heavy sound

Of many moods

Is the sea growing wider?

Is the light glowing brighter?

Ivor Steven (c) Feb 2021

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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 “The Lighthouse”

    1. Oh even the poetry is difficult to do… and yes I am slowly improving each day.. thank you for your thoughtfulness Claudia πŸ€—πŸŒπŸ’•


  1. A powerful photo, poem and song/music, Ivor!
    We all feel “adrift at sea” or lost at times…YAY for lighthouses! πŸ™‚
    I’ve been to visit some lighthouses and they are such a powerful image of hope, guidance, and help to me. πŸ™‚
    β€œFriends are like lighthouses, with the sources of light coming from their hearts.” – Tom Baker πŸ™‚
    (((HUGS))) and keep resting, please! We want you to be healed and feeling shipshape (well and healed) soon! πŸ™‚ ❀️

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    1. Thank you for your fabulous comments Carolyn … down my way our western coast is known as the “Shipwreck Coast” … so we have lots of lighthouses … Oh … ouchie … I’ve been on my computer 15 minutes, and I have to stop … pain starts up … πŸ€—πŸ˜΄πŸ’• now I have lay down again …

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