Home

Going The Distance

Day 4 – Writer’s Digest April 2016 PAD

For today’s prompt, write a distance poem. As a runner, I automatically think of running when I think distance. But hey, there’s long distance relationships. Or why not get beyond geographic distance and consider distance in terms of time or emotional distance. Or some other interpretation.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Going The Distance

Life is the ultimate long distance run

We hit the ground at birth

and never stop until that final

heart beat claims the finish line

 

Some say that life is a marathon

not a 10K – we all go the distance

But …

this makes us individual…

unique…

some have a slow start while

others are setting records

from the beginning

 

The distance…

The length…

the of ebb and flow that

regulates this thing called life

creates the nuances for

each of us … making us

who we are at any given

point in time …

any given point in our

unique race …

 

Our life may be the equivalent

of a 5K, 10K, full marathon

or anything in between

The distance of life is not

always in our hands

But …

When we make it the best

race regardless …

We have lived  life to the fullest

Given each moment

our all…

our best…

Then…

Only then have we …

Gone the Distance

 

Copyright © 2016 Annie Original Poetry
Always…I wish you peace, joy and happiness, but most of all I wish you Love.
As Ever, Annie

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: