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Keep Walking

Inspiration, motivation, encouragement - all that lovely stuff!

By Paul StewartPublished 3 months ago β€’ 1 min read
Keep Walking
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Why do you really care?

When they stop and stare

If they spout their vile thoughts

Don't get your feelings in knots

Ignore. breathe, and forget

Their words of hurt and hate

May cause pain and may grate

For a while, but the problem is theirs

Hold your head up, avoid their glares

And keep walking

With them in your past

Where they belong


Thanks for reading!

Author's Notes: Been a bit radio silent from the Paul Stewart. Stephen will have enjoyed the break, undoubtedly! (Insert various laughter emojis and stuff) I kid, I kid. Anyway, above is some inspiration, motivation and encouragement. I know it's not easy to do the above, but I also know you'll feel a lot better if you do it, when you're in that situation.

I hope you enjoyed my wordings.

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About the Creator

Paul Stewart

Scottish-Italian poet/writer from Glasgow.

I put myself into all writing I publish.

"Every man has a sane spot somewhere" R.L Stevenson

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  • Kristen Balyeat3 months ago

    Great advice! If I ever find myself sitting with intrusive thoughts of things people have spouted my way, or moments I wish I could erase, I just do a quick, fast exhale and imagine the intrusive thought/words/memory going with it. It helps. Anyway, love this piece and your wisdom here!

  • Sage counsel, Paul. As others have already indicated, perhaps not easy to practice, but still mighty sage counsel.

  • Grz Colm3 months ago

    I like this. But yeah hard to practise ..sometimes we are better at it than other times..I also think, like your poem suggests, their vitriol or whatever it is in the past says more about them than it does about us! β˜ΊοΈπŸ‘πŸ‘

  • Great job… I feel sorry for the haters… can’t be pleasant living such bitter lives.

  • Ignore the haters and keep going. I loved that Sir Paul! 🍩πŸ₯

  • Celia in Underland3 months ago

    Definitely easier said than done but well said nonetheless 🀍

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  • Dana Crandell3 months ago

    Yeah, no prolem with this one for me. Let 'em talk. Good advice, pal!

  • Hannah Moore3 months ago

    Definitely a good way to be.

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