I was walking
When it hit me
The voice had gone
I tried to find it
It had left
The one that said
The one that said
Has been replaced with
It still hasn’t come back
That other voice
I don’t think it will
And if it does I’ll just ignore it
13 thoughts on “Morning walks”
I have found that when I free my mind from the inner voice, I become more open to new possibilities and awareness.
Yes stepping into the reality of what is.
I. Love. This! Yes! I would hope everyone would have this experience, but especially in these mind-numbing days. “I’ll just ignore it.” Now that’s a habit worth cultivating!
Good morning Grace, hope you are well. These things come and go – nice to have the space when it turns up.
Seems that one loses that voice with age (or just learns to block it).😉
It’s an annoying little chatterbox and I don’t think we ever lose it entirely but once you find the volume switch it is a whole lot more manageable
There’s nothing like walking outside to turn the voices off, Jase and I took a 3 hour hike yesterday. As soon as I got back in the house the crowd started yelling again, I shut them up with a piece of chocolate 🙂
Excellent choice – chocolate shuts my lot up too. Yes to hiking long and far and into nature – that sounds wonderful!
Today you will not worry about the “what ifs”, but live! I love taking a walk in the morning in the Spring and Summer, it’s so pretty and peaceful.
A lovely way to start the day 🦋
Kate, this is a very lovely poem, extremely deep, insightful and a fantastic way to squash that inner voice when it tries to do us more harm than good! I notice that you have written several impressive motivational poems this month in April, including two other favourites of mine ‘It is our nature to be artists’ and ‘Highlight Highs don’t last as the days slip by’. I have an inspirational poetry journal called “Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal” that has just published its third issue and we are running a special NaPoWriMo Anthology issue for inspirational poems written in NaPoWriMo 2020. If you are interested in submitting any of the wonderful poems of yours that I just mentioned (including Morning walks) into the Anthology for publication then you can find more details below. We are also open to regular submissions all year round as well for inspirational poetry submissions.
Hope you take the time to check us out, I’m sure our readers would love to get a chance to enjoy reading your poetry 🙂
Thanks David, that’s exciting news and yes I will certainly submit those poems. Thank you for reading.