The Joy of my Morning Walk

A Poem

Photo by Arek Adeoye on Unsplash

The flutter of a bird’s wings,

the hum of a bee;

the warmth from the sun,

the shadow from the tree;

The rhythm of my heartbeat,

the steadiness of my pace;

greeting other walkers -

all put a smile on my face!


Deborah Christensen is a writer, artist, and published author. She currently lives in Queensland, Australia. She lives with her husband, a rescue dog named ‘Lily’ and has six adult children (and one amazing grandchild) who live scattered throughout Queensland. She’s on Twitter @Deborah37035395 and is the author of the best selling and Readers Favorite 2014 award-winning memoir Inside/Outside: One Woman’s Recovery From Abuse and a Religious Cult.