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Down the rabbit hole

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Let your mind just slip away, before the steps collapse. Rearrange your perspective — tilt it to the sideways, downhill slide of a mountain roaming up and down. Never let tired eyes relax because…

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Tuckered tongues

Two tame tetrapods turn towards Tyler, tails tossed, taffy tongues tuckered, this team through trotting trails.

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Poetry at goalie

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
I go for a run, it’s sunny in the upper seventies, my stride slices across fresh greens atop the soccer field so effortlessly effervescent, after four miles, my pace sputters, shoes tongue tied, in…

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Poetry at goalie

I go for a run, it’s sunny in the upper seventies, my stride slices across fresh greens atop the soccer field so effortlessly effervescent, after four miles, my pace sputters, shoes tongue tied, in my sunglasses glare I spy sparrows scattering … Continue reading

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Snoozing Izzy

A few nights ago, my wife and I took our beagle-corgie mix named ‘Izzy’ for a walk. The end result was a doggie belly up, dead to the world in her kennel. She is almost 5 years old and has … Continue reading

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Grizzly determination

Just went for a run. It’s going to get into the 80s today, so I pounded the pavement early. Here’s a photo from last year’s Prefontaine Memorial 10K in Coos Bay, Oregon. I have a look of grizzly determination as … Continue reading

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Oh, the trails you’ll plough!

Trail work on the Continental Divide Trail, Centennial Valley, Montana Never a dull Pulaski or moment for the adventurous spirit!

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Runner’s roadkill

Endurance, composure under strain, durability forged from pain. The beast, the runner inside, muscles past discomfort, mental focus straight ahead – only two yellow lines on black pavement. Steady pace, calm lungs and legs, arms jabbing the air, quick bursts … Continue reading

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My first poetic paragraph in a new place

I wrote this poetic paragraph upon returning from a run in the park near my new home in Corvallis, Oregon.  This place has really inspired me to write more and I’m excited to establish my creative roots here.  I hope … Continue reading

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