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Juj the Running Mantra

I’ve never claimed or even wanted to be a worthy poet. But you have to do something with the brain while you jog through a humid evening. Thus: Seneca smells like meat and I’m beggin’ the sky to bleed rain … Continue reading

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Not Curvy – Well Rounded

I’m all for accepting our given body types, and not promoting the idea that only one body shape is truly beautiful. But I’m not going to lie. I’ve always wished I was a bit more curvy. The gentle roundness of … Continue reading

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That Old, Familiar Blur

Sometimes good poems just occur, but rarely to me. Nothing astounding here, but it happened: * My eyes settle in to that old, familiar blur. Running without lenses, willing my ankle to be sure. Feeling naked in the sunlight, shoulders … Continue reading

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Back in the Shoes

Last week, I went for a run. I was just four days shy of two months out from an ankle sprain that I obtained on my last run. It’s gotten a lot colder since August 29. Happily, I made it … Continue reading

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Am I Running Yet?

I am not a runner. I just happen to like moving forward quickly sometimes. Scoff if you must. But I’ve heard others use the phrase “I’m not a vegetarian, I just don’t eat meat,” and it makes sense to me. … Continue reading

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