I Am Exhausted (A Tanka)

I Am Exhausted (a Tanka)

Beyond the Ashes

Memories and rhymes survived

Seeds were implanted

Dreams of the heart were written

Afterward, exhaustion dwelled

Ivor Steven (c) September 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.

32 thoughts on “I Am Exhausted (A Tanka)”

  1. Hello Ivor, I’m Queen grom Italy. It’s very beautiful this coloured blog 😍😍😍 And your poetry so deep πŸ˜‰ Greetings to you and to your family 🌻🌼🌸🌺🌹

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    1. Thank you Carolyn … yes we all run into that brick wall soonerer or laterer… and my party ballon’s burst .. and my continual sore is not helping πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸŒπŸ“˜ .. I have had a good sleep, this morning I’ll post the Tullawalla books that I wrapped on the weekend … Frankie is no good at wrapping parcels πŸ“¦πŸΆπŸ’•

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