Thursday, March 21, 2013

Iron beneath the tongue, lungs aflame

 




10 a.m. 
2013 maiden climb.
45 minutes up. 20 down.
Tomorrow, as I hike 
across campus, my quads 
will tell me 
that the running descent
may not have been wise.
But oh, the ideas that flow 
when blood is rich
in the capillaries and the oxygen is thin.  

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