Mindfulness and Nature

For a couple of weeks now I am walking Sherky along Paston Way which is partly an old railway line with lots of trees and squirrels to either side. It is a beautiful walk especially if it is very warm and I use it to calm my hyperactive mind down.

I focus on my breathing and to listen to what my surrounding is telling me. This is a beautiful mindfulness exercise and I encourage you to try it out sometime.

video credit: Luke Skillen on The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education via YouTube

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I hear your call?

Bees prompt for me this week is, I hear your call! So well, here goes, heres my attempt at a poem using this prompt!

Tweet, tweet
as I sit
In the early morning hours
Tapping on my laptop
There you are
Outside my windows
Pretty birds
I hear your call!

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Carol Annes poetry prompt from Bee…

This week Bees poetry prompt for me was “The ravens gather over the moor”.

This one was very challenging to me. But I am giving it a go anyway.

In flocks they swoop
In a big group
Flying high
In the sky
Over the moor
Lovely to look at
Such calm it brings
To see them fly
Oh so high
I watch, mezmorized.