Beyond the Sky


Today I have been proofreading my copy of “Perceptions”, and to break-up the tedious task of proofreading, I wrote this metaphorical poem about reading the book.


Beyond the Sky


Today I traveled to the stars

And touched the outer limits

Of the universe’s Milky Way

There, I opened a magical storybook

That had traversed the mysteries

Of my bedazzled mind



There, my unraveled visions were impelled

By a strong solar storm

Originating in the Atlantic Ocean

From beyond the windswept Isle of Wight

Then finally, my distant dreams

Cautiously touched down

On the curiously tranquil waters

Of Geelong’s windswept Corio Bay








Ivor Steven (c) November 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.

29 thoughts on “Beyond the Sky”

    1. Thank you Cheryl … my proof copy is only a glossy soft cover one but the publication will be a glossy hardcover book with glossy photo pages…. however the photo/poem book is looking fantastic πŸŒπŸ€—πŸ˜ŠπŸ“˜

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  1. YAY for Perceptions! YAY for Derrick! YAY for Ivor! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
    And this poem is so very lovely! πŸ™‚
    A journey that is so well worth it! πŸ™‚
    (((HUGS)))
    β€οΈπŸ“˜β€οΈπŸ“˜β€οΈ

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