Hello dear readers, 'Soft Showers', is a poem I wrote back in September of 2017, during a time when I was recovering from a relationship break-up. Soft Showers Those years have been and gone Since you've lived here, my lonely swan Sadly, I've existed through love again However, nothing like your passing's pain And … Continue reading Throwback Friday, Soft Showers, by Ivor Steven
Hi dear readers and friends, as you might know I dream a lot, and most of my poems are from the images in my dreams. And this one is a typical example, a poem I posted on my blog site in June 2017, and was kindly published by “The Drabble” in early July 2017 It’s … Continue reading ThrowBack Friday, It’s Just A Little Dream
To the Vita Brevis Poetry Magazine and Brian Geiger(Editor), I thank you for including my poem, and I am honoured to appear among so many accomplished writers. Ranked #1 Best Selling New Poetry Anthology #1 Bestselling New Poetry Anthology, Pain & Renewal features a collection of incredible voices — from Pulitzer & Pushcart prize winners … Continue reading Pain and Renewal, A Poetry Anthology, Edited by Brian Geiger, of the Vita Brevis Magazine. An Article by Ivor Steven
Anthology: Faery Footprints Faery Footprints A Multiple Author Anthology by Fae Corps Publishing BY: Phillip Scott, Pallavi, Pali Raj, Nk, Nikki Marrone, Nicholas J Grinder, Molly Hogan, Megha Sood, Linda Crate, Ivor Steven, Gary S Rosin, Eugenia Hoffman, Dancing Heart Designs, Andrew McDowell, Cynthia Pilcher, Michael J, Walters, Deedra Nichole, Patricia Harris, Serena Mossgraves Poetry published in the anthology “Faery Footprints” by the Fae Corps Publishing I’m very proud to see five of … Continue reading Anthology: Faery Footprints, with Ivor Steven, as one of Authors.
Cry Me A River Cry me a fair-tale A fable that’s true If I place steel pails Under your sails Could you please Rain on our arid ship Fill all the buckets And douse the fires Cry me a storm And fill our fragile souls With watery glee Cry me a river And fill … Continue reading Cry Me A River, by Ivor Steven
A poem I wrote two years ago, while I was suffering one of neuralgia attacks. Follow By Two One Day Follows The abyss is bigger, not less. On these days of darkness. The owls are singing sad tunes. On these days of bad moons. The brain is harpooned again On these days of constant … Continue reading Throwback Friday, Follow by Two, by Ivor Steven
Torn Dust In My Lungs Last night I attended the lowercase’s monthly poetry recital event. The theme was “On The Bus”, and here’s a link to the poem I read out >>https://ivors20.wordpress.com/2019/02/22/sorry-we-caught-the-wrong-bus/ . After the show, as is usual for me, I ventured across the road, to Pistol Pete’s Blues bar, for my dose of live … Continue reading Torn Dust In My Lungs, by Ivor Steven.
Hello dear readers, I'm sure you are aware of the tragic and catastrophic bushfires in Australia at the moment. Sadly today I'm reporting, that along with over 2,000 homes destroyed and the awful toll of more than 20 human lives......our scientist's latest estimate of losses to our native, marsupials, reptiles and birds, is now a … Continue reading Busy Bees Will Rebuild Our Hives, by Ivor Steven.
The Ripple Effect I'm an old branch of driftwood on the beach Why do they think the fire within me is out of reach I see our universe in a blade of grass And every barricaded window is only a piece of glass Our combined pointed scratches will shatter panes into light Every sharp word … Continue reading The Ripple Effect, by Ivor Steven
A Midday Sun We have had weeks of blue skies and summer sunshine down here in Geelong, and there’s lots more to come they say. I thought I’d re-post this poem of mine from January two years ago, and for you northern hemisphere readers, maybe it’ll warm you up a bit. A Midday Sun Have … Continue reading Throwback Friday, A Midday Sun, by Ivor Steven.