MY QUEST TO QUALIFY NOT JUST FOR THE OLYMPIC TRIALS BUT FOR THE 2016 OLYMPICS IN THE MARATHON (to do this I will need to halve my marathon time)
On I went, out of the wood, passing the man leading without knowing I was going to do so. Flip-flap, flip-flap, jog-trot, jog-trot, curnchslap-crunchslap, across the middle of a broad field again, rhythmically running in my greyhound effortless fashion, knowing I had won the race though it wasn't half over, won it if I wanted it, could go on for ten or fifteen or twenty miles if I had to and drop dead at the finish of it, which would be the same, in the end, as living an honest life like the governor wanted me to. -Alan Sillitoe, "Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
It's a trap
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That sign was such a liar.ReplyDelete
You can see the path. There was no trail.ReplyDelete
Nor was there any candy.
I wanted candy.
I don't know, looks legit to me.ReplyDelete
What's in the box?!ReplyDelete
The path less followed...is often that way for a reason.ReplyDelete