Above Grey Sky

Above Grey Sky 

A black curtain of cloud falls 

How dark will this hour become 

While daylight vacates the mind 

A bitter wind cuts through sound 

How silent will the hour become 

Before the black dog flies off his chain 

A bolt of lightning breaks through the sky 

How radiant will this moment become 

Before daylight reopens the cracks again 

There’s a crack in everything 

that’s how the light gets in” … Leonard Cohen (Anthem) 

Ivor Steven ©  October 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.

17 thoughts on “Above Grey Sky

    1. Thank you Carolyn, something a bit different today… I’ve not used a Solstafir song for a while and love the Icelandic video with their song “Otto” 🌏🌎🎼💕🤗

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