Instead of inhaling 

doom and gloom, 

let’s take a walk

in the woods, 

play hide and seek 

among willow trees,

Feel the sun rejuvenate our soul, 

Become one with dirt and rain, 

bathe in the healing fluid from mother nature’s veins, 


just what the doctor ordered. 



◄ I Am Poetry

Flow ►


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Thu 15th Oct 2020 17:12

Thank you John. Healing poems are my favorite to read and write!

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Wed 14th Oct 2020 17:54

I like the positive healing energy in this poem, the determination to not succumb to a darkness, also the way the line lengths are so natural - they do not have to fit into a particular schematic or regime - which enhances that theme of being free in the natural world. Brilliant!

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Tue 13th Oct 2020 02:34

Thank you Hugh. I agree, nature and poetry are the greatest gifts to humanity!

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Mon 12th Oct 2020 17:56

I inhale the countryside for 3 to 4 hours every single day, its been put there for us to enjoy. Enjoyed your poem and the musical accompaniment. A breath of fresh air in stormy times.

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Mon 12th Oct 2020 03:15

How fortunate that you recognize your blessing Keith. We often take the familiar for granted. I live only a few blocks from a wooded trail, but drive to a gym to walk on a treadmill. The irony isn’t lost on me. Awareness is the first step to change.

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keith jeffries

Mon 12th Oct 2020 03:04


How true. I am fortunate to live in a rural setting so this therapy is always available and it is a blessing indeed. A poem for thought in a hectic and fearful world.


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Mon 12th Oct 2020 02:10

Thank you Jordyn. I wonder how many would be healed if doctors prescribed an hour a day in nature!

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Jordyn Elizabeth

Mon 12th Oct 2020 01:29

Beautiful ❤️ I love it!


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