Treasure Island

Valsa George


Simple Verse. No.7 - Morning Walk


Walking is a good sport
You’ll never rust or rot
Fresh air you inhale
That’ll keep you hale

Toxic air you exhale
Lungs rid of impurities stale
Strange vistas unravel
Over them you can marvel

Many greet you with smiles
Make you forget the tedium of miles
Limbs when allowed more rest
Body’s natural rhythm, it will arrest

When people are in motion
They would forget all commotion
Walking relieves you of much tension
And life parades in new dimension

Submitted: Monday, November 04, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, November 05, 2013

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  • Shahzia Batool (12/9/2013 12:48:00 PM)

    Simple verse but informative as well...i feel down as walking is not in my routine...yes, i miss it! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (11/18/2013 6:22:00 PM)

    Very nice write. I for one happen to love walking. You get
    to see all of the colors of leaves changing. The Autumnal breeze
    flows all around you and the mind gets a real workout plus
    the body stays in motion that will do it a world of good. Lovely. (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (11/11/2013 6:08:00 PM)

    Well said - If we're lucky enough to have use of our legs, then there's no excuse not to. (Report) Reply

  • Queeny Gona (11/11/2013 7:30:00 AM)

    With robotic life style man doesn't have time to rest and pace with life's vital pleasures further adding up to illness to the body hence little physical exercise is a must to have good health!

    Wonderful read mam and as Dinesh Nair ji said it has the other impact too! Keen observation by you dear Sir! (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (11/9/2013 6:15:00 AM)

    I love walking, particularly with my dog Clara. Most people greet me with a 'hello', but it is alway nice to come home afterwards. (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (11/7/2013 8:19:00 AM)

    Many resolve to walk and find a reason to skip it, myself included. Reading your poem provides the impetus, motivation, and inspiration to get out and move. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (11/7/2013 12:31:00 AM)

    Wow hav u heard of d famous poetic phrase, 'poetry in motion'. Well this is yor class of impressive poetry in motion. Fabulous rhymin exhortation to walkin. Yeah lets spare d rickshaw n do some walkin. Its d only exercise i luv coz i dont enjoy pushups n situps. Fond regards valsa (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair (11/6/2013 7:24:00 AM)

    But I see these morning walkers with a different view. In the morning they are seen on the smooth sides of the roads and when one drives forward they walk before and announce indirectly ' mind your vehicle'.
    Madam Valsa, these health maniacs are slowly becoming a menace on the roads...

    I am afraid, after reading your poem some of our poets will be adding to the woes.

    Walk safe, walk alone and kindly avoid an army of walkers. (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (11/6/2013 5:04:00 AM)

    a nice one Mam...yes morning walk is indeed healthy and soothing and relieves of all tensions and commotions.......but difficult for those who are lazy and rise up late in the morning: -) (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (11/5/2013 2:07:00 PM)

    Walking is wonderful exercise, especially when out in the country - very healthy and good for the soul. (Report) Reply

  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (11/5/2013 8:04:00 AM)

    May those legs carry you far
    And that mind remain ever young
    Do all those things that age does bar
    And live explosively with those lungs............

    I often wonder with the chaotic traffic in Kochi how do people walk. It is not just the pollution but also the risk of being hit that worries me. Very good poem - keep writing. (Report) Reply

  • Kanniappan Kanniappan (11/5/2013 3:58:00 AM)

    I read the poem 'Morning walk'.

    Many greet you with smiles
    Make you forget the tedium of miles!
    It encourages more people to walk and start the day fresh and happy! (Report) Reply

  • Danny Draper (11/5/2013 2:31:00 AM)

    A walk a walk my crutches for a walk. I breathe deeply, but air taken seems as on the scrounge until agian I'm able to unassisted walk around. I totally appreciate this poem, this celebration of the convivial constitutional. (Report) Reply

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