No One Stops the Sun From Shining

Again, thank you to Colleen for another one of her thought provoking post’s earlier today. >> , and my poem here is a instant comment/reply to her wonderful article.

Featured Image Above: a poor attempt at taking a photo of the moon tonight on my iPhone.

No One Stops the Sun From Shining

I do not try to count

The universe’s brightest stars

I do not try to change

The lonely moon’s moody faces

I do not interfere or stop

The trees from growing

And I’ll never try to stop

The sun from shining

I never had cause to question her personality

We accepted our inherent differences

She was delicately soft

And lovingly compassionate

I was resiliently sturdy

And lovingly loyal

And I will not stop

The sun from shining

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Ivor Steven (c) December 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.

16 thoughts on “No One Stops the Sun From Shining”

  1. Beautiful and heart-tugging. Yes, to let her be her…to let her shine. She + you = a wonderful pair.
    โญ๐ŸŒ› ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒž
    โ€œKeep your face always toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you.โ€ – Walt Whitman
    โ€œLive in the sunshine…” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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    1. I love the Walt Whitman quote Carolyn .. Itโ€™s in my quote collection โ€ฆ Colleenโ€™s wondrous words again instantly inspire my quill ๐Ÿชถ into action โ€ฆ to appreciate where we are and what we have โ€ฆ ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒ”๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒŒ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽผ ((hugs))

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