The Key to the Lock

A little poem inspired by the all the positive aspects i discovered over the last year in lockdown. 

 

As I walked past the empty gym,

My thoughts began to swim.

I wondered what now? Where will I find my escape?

Lost in thought, I continued down the cityscape.

 

I listened intently,

As the winds blew gently.

 

The outside air called for adventure,

A need for wanderlust amongst nature.

I cycled down Grand Union Canal

With no second thoughts or rationale.

I just knew I felt alive,

So, I continued to strive.

 

Hiking to Thor’s cave,

A sense of accomplishment it gave.

My walking boots became my best friends,

Together we walked all ends.

 

Whilst many engaged with the Netflix zombies,

I continued to discover my hobbies.

 

My hands clasped around a familiar metal,

With a tennis racket I would settle.

The adrenaline gave me purpose

And I no longer felt nervous.

 

As the days went by,

Along with the summer of July

Unearthing a new skill

Was such a thrill.

In my oven I’d see the rising layers of soft bakes,

With all the sprinkled chocolate flakes.

 

As my belly lay indulged in sweetness,

I found my soul had achieved completeness.

 

In this darkness I discovered my light,

A spark to ignite,

A long-forgotten joy

That I would now forever employ.

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◄ Dear Mum

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Comments

<Deleted User> (18980)

Fri 5th Feb 2021 20:17

Like it, but if you're still using a metal tennis racket you're seriously out of date Joshi. (It's okay, I know it's poetic licence)

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Tom

Fri 5th Feb 2021 16:27

Well said Joshi. I wholeheartedly agree. 👍

And welcome to WriteOutLoud! Hope you're settling in.

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