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Fluid motion

In one fluid motion the river runs five minute miles while my feet flounder on land.

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Running

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My heart & feet beat down the street — legs & lungs churn & burn — fists uppercut the air — miles fly by & I feel alive running.

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Running

My heart & feet beat down the street — legs & lungs churn & burn — fists uppercut the air — miles fly by & I feel alive running.

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Flood of silence

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In the winter months we sit immersed by a flood of silence — dormant thoughts germinating beneath the surface.

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Runner’s roadkill

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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,…

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Two month anniversary appreciation & award acknowledgements!

First, I’d like to apologize for my tardiness in thanking the last three bloggers who nominated me for blogging awards.  So, without further ado, here is a BIG THANK YOU to: Emily Anne at Unkilleddarlings for nominating me for the … Continue reading

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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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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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My magnetic north: Keeping hope alive in chaos and tragedy

My thoughts and prayers go out to the runners, workers and bystanders caught near the bomb explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday. This is an utterly senseless act of violence that has my soul searching for … Continue reading

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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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