Throwback Friday, Within Us, by Ivor Steven

My files indicate that the oldest entry for this poem was in April 2018, but I have a feeling the original might have been written a few years earlier.



Within Us


The oceans wave us goodbye

Sand and sea, one beach

Like the surf’s white crest

Love is within our lonely breasts



The lands push us apart

Alps and plains, one realm

Like a river’s rocky cascade

Love is a turbulent escapade



The sky opens us up

Dawn and dusk, one sun

Like the moons daytime eclipse

Love is a hidden apocalypse



The universe covers us complete

Stars and planets, one creation

Like the distant Milky Way

Love is within us to stay






Ivor Steven (c) April 2018

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 4 years, and writing poems for 20 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. View all posts by ivor20 

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