Throwback Friday, Eerie Sky, Teasing Rain, by Ivor Steven

Here in Geelong today we had some cool summer showers, which reminded me of the 2020 summer, when the devastating bushfires were raging throughout Australia, and in late January, we were in desparate need of some relieving summer rain. Feature Image Above: I’m standing in light rain, at the end of my lane, but the sky … Continue reading Throwback Friday, Eerie Sky, Teasing Rain, by Ivor Steven

Throwback Friday, There’s a Penguin In My Courtyard, by Ivor Steven

Today I was prompted to revise my poem from June 2020, because I had just received a lovely hand-designed "Penguin Christmas Card" from my Philadelphia cousin. There’s a Penguin In My Courtyard (Revised) my courtyards a frozen pond cold enough for a penguin shards of ice lay upon the ground and a crisp sharpness cuts … Continue reading Throwback Friday, There’s a Penguin In My Courtyard, by Ivor Steven

Throwback Friday, Odds and Ends – The Ancient Tree, by Ivor Steven

There’s plenty of curiosity in these “odds and ends” pieces of poetry that I have compiled in my files, and this one I put together in January 2019. They were “verse comments” that I had made to some of my WordPress readers, about their posts at the time. I’ve not written one these for a while, and I’ve enough … Continue reading Throwback Friday, Odds and Ends – The Ancient Tree, by Ivor Steven

Throwback Friday, An Emerald Tapestry, by Ivor Steven

  “Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” ― Leonard CohenFeatured Image Above: taken near Lal Lal, not far from Ballarat. An Emerald Tapestry I resumed living last decade Narrowly surviving gravities finality Now, I lean against my tower’s balustrade That overlooks an emerald valley Echoing from … Continue reading Throwback Friday, An Emerald Tapestry, by Ivor Steven

Throwback Friday, The Faeries of Fry’s Lane, by Ivor Steven

A poem I wrote in May 2020 and now is published in my book "Perceptions", page 3, prompted by Derrick Knight's Photo, 'Hedgerow faeries along Fry's Lane' >> https://derrickjknight.com/2020/05/21/hedgerow-fairies/ The Faeries of Fry's Lane Walking down Fry’s Lane Sheltering from the misty rain I did spy among the hedgerow berries A Frolic of mystical faeries … Continue reading Throwback Friday, The Faeries of Fry’s Lane, by Ivor Steven

Throwback Friday, Hidden Irritations, by Ivor Steven

A short poem I wrote in October 2019Hidden Irratations (Revised)Splinters under the skin Little wounds so thin Do inwardly sting And the crying children sing From under a comforting wing “Mom, please remove this thing" https://youtu.be/djLwb4ac2jg Ivor Steven (c) October 2019 G’day, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live … Continue reading Throwback Friday, Hidden Irritations, by Ivor Steven