Walking it off

Walking it off

A Poem by J. Hampton

private....
grey.
envelops me oddly.
a comfort that numbs my walk along the shore.
It erases the distance ,the time ...
the sharp shells and stones.
it muffles the sounds Of effervescent children and... the scream.
Yes... the disruptive scream... of yellow ,orange and purple.
Summer colored things ... tropical tones of torture.
someone else's happiness.
my solitude begs for someone to hold its hand.
the birds chatter amongst themselves, dipping, gliding and soaring beautifully with the Grace that somehow eludes me

© 2017 J. Hampton



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The past should not but charts our present, wish you sunny skies and laughter noons ...... good one

Posted 11 Months Ago


J. Hampton

11 Months Ago

appreciate the read and good thoughts
Oh I do hate those long lonely walks when Olin reality we just want to break something anything. Especially the source. Do they really need all there fingers? Hehe!

Always and with love

Jayden D.

Posted 11 Months Ago


J. Hampton

11 Months Ago

thanks for reading...I did see some anger therapy in a junkyard involving sledgehammers /crow-bars a.. read more
A decidedly lonely walk.
Apparently, what's missing in your life looms so much larger than what you have--a profoundly sad state of affairs.
Masterfully portrayed.

Posted 11 Months Ago


J. Hampton

11 Months Ago

thanks for reading..
it will be masterful to get over myself lol
Matthew Kult

11 Months Ago

Oh stop it. We hold the key, they have to spoil us.
Happiness becomes a lie in such a time. There are times we will wallow in the grey, because we are allowed to, almost required to, in order to know we're human.

Breathtaking poem J.

Posted 11 Months Ago


J. Hampton

11 Months Ago

I embrace it...denial gets one nowhere
thanks for reading
I'm certain that true grace has never eluded you my friend. Life is full of challenges, pitfalls and setbacks. The older I get, the deeper the pitfalls seem, the tougher the challenges become and the setbacks require much more recovery time. But I'm enduring for my crown...same as everyone in the race. If I fall I may lean on a friend until I can walk again...even if I lose the ability to run. Bless.

Posted 11 Months Ago


J. Hampton

11 Months Ago

pressing towards the mark...appreciate the read and kind word
Divorce is painful.its hard separating from a lifelong promise.i enjoyed how this was written vivid in its imagery. I assume this was written from what's left of your heart

Posted 11 Months Ago


J. Hampton

11 Months Ago

Last shred 
I decided to take the big "D" out of the title ...
kinda made it sound pa.. read more

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Added on August 21, 2014
Last Updated on November 23, 2017
Tags: Depression, shame, embarrassment, loneliness, sad, divorce, lonely


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