An Old Plumber, An Ex-Carer, An Amateur Poet, Words From The Heart
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.
Yeah … after 10 weeks of waiting since my book launch on March 30th, today I am pleased to announce that the Paperback edition of “Tullawalla” is now available at Barnes & Noble for online ordering … via this link >> Tullawalla by Ivor Steven, Kerri Costello, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com) Sorry, but the Hardcover is still unavailable … and despite all the ongoing printing problems, for me, this is a dream come true, so appropriately I am presenting one of my favourite poems from my Book… “Dreams of the Heart”
A the moment, during another Lockdown situation, I have been reading a book of W.B Yeats poems, called “W. B. Yeats Selected Poems”, which is published by ‘Penguin Classics’ , and I have scanned this poem “Men Improve with the Years” from the book for you to enjoy too. A poem W. B. Yeats wrote in July 1916 …