My second installment of poems for OctPoWriMo 2019.
After a trip to the restroom and a gulp of water, I lined up at the back of one of the final waves of the 2018 Surf City Half Marathon race. I was a little nervous about finishing the whole thing knowing that I hadn’t hit my mileage target. The words, I just might die, [...]
OctPoWriMo Day 12: Writing Through Writer’s Block There are days when there is a need to write and yet nothing to say. A need to feel a fountain pen in hand gliding across a smooth page, Or the demand to feel plastic keys move up and down like a ballet. There’s a mission to move [...]
The bottom of my feet grew warmer as they hit the pavement which lied next to the sandy beach. The ocean breeze hit my sweaty face as I threw one leg in front of the other. I could feel the muscles in my thighs and calves move and tighten, and as I passed the halfway point of [...]
Somewhere in the middle of splashing in a puddle of my own sweat, I felt a chilling sense of regret creep up into the back of my mind.“Why the hell am I running so damn far?” I thought to myself as I continued to swiftly place one foot in front of the other. The masochistic [...]