One-Man Race


Running a marathon against myself
with a few seconds to spare
to wave to passersby

Some, far ahead

Others sidelined
Spectators I once
confessed dreams to

Yet, the person I fear
is the helpless novice
at the start:
a crying voice
echoing faster
with the years


Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at

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