On Walking – #NaPoWriMo20 – Day 16

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Hi!

 

The prompt for Day 16 was:

Pick a person, place, or thing you love, and praise it in the most effusive way you can.

So I thought about what I am pining for in this lockdown situation, and I wrote about that:

 

I love you!

My brain-cells firing

In infinite directions.

 

The majesty of your forgiveness!

The clarity you foster!

The rewiring you encourage!

 

The feeling of escape when I embrace you!

And yet:

You always bring me closer to myself.

 

Your peace envelops me.

You grace refocuses me.

 

I’m always shown

Something that I need.

 

Your stories are endless,

Your lessons are always timely.

Oh! How I miss

Your silence,

Light,

And space!

 

My wonderful muse:

Always there

(Until you weren’t)

 

My companion throughout my late teens,

My refuge in these adult woes.

 

A place to breathe,

To ponder,

To splice theories;

And reposition shards of shattered self-care.

 

Oh! How I miss

Your serenity,

Your colour and company!

 

Until we meet again –

Please save some steps for me…?

 

So, tell me: are you missing long walks by yourself as much I am?! 😉

Stay safe, big hugs, and I’ll see you for prompt 17!

 

Monty X

 

 

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