An early morning walk

An early morning walk

A fine frost sparkles all around
The air is crisp and fresh, I inhale deep lung fulls,
refreshing myself from the inside out.

The sky is slowly brightening,
cotton wool waves of pink and purple
lap at the roof tops.

As I cross the road I am startled by a
rustling in the bushes, panic turns to wonder
As a squirrel appears and looks around.

We regard each other, the squirrel and I
both in awe of the brilliant morning sky.

As I walk the cold starts to warm my bones.
my nose glows red and my ears burn
but I feel better.

When I’m walking on through this peaceful town
I feel thankful, glad that I can enjoy
the beauty and grace of this place.

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