Tag Archives: running one mile every day if it kills me

run (just) one

………….{mile} until it’s done. until there’s an end -orphin smile cracking open your jaw as that sun egg-yolks the sky. run it speedy gonzales style to make your own breeze, feel the rhythm of fast feet on this waking street. … Continue reading

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run four

{miles} she didn’t know she could, until she did. and then she died. …….{just kidding} but she did watch that wily sun slide up into the sky like a lemon wedge on the edge of a mountain-rimmed drink, lungs on … Continue reading

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sun run

i beat that wily guy up this morning, up and running {one…two…three} before he could take a peak, could tweak the sky into some scorched August rust. trust me, i’d rather sleep, but i just keep {swimming, swimming, swimming) pounding … Continue reading

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run three, with some glee

because 85 degrees at 10am in August is a gift, humidity or not. because the knots in her brain and heart and bod untangle best when her legs are flying. because sometimes crying isn’t an option, but sweating’s just as … Continue reading

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run that damn three

with no trace of glee and with a bummed knee and through bee-buzzy trees. run it ………..{those three damn miles} in the muggy sticky style of pseudo-monsoon southern Nevada, of wide open skies but all-desert ground. run up. run down … Continue reading

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running late

snooooooozed until 5:45, and the sun had already woken and spoken (“HOT TODAY!”) and scorched the edges of the fray. ran 2.24 any -way, sweating and fretting and huffing and smelling somebody else’s puffing (think magic dragon; think legal now … Continue reading

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run two {and change}

{rearrange} your headspace to a c c o m o d a t e a paler blue. pace yourself, and trace that filament of sky to some semblance of sanity, some quiet sigh of gratitude, some shuffled feet of grace. … Continue reading

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