The Mountain

The pitch-black sky above. Calling some name. Damp trail ahead. Headlamp foreshadowing steps to come. Miles to run. Miles to run.   One leaden step. One of many. Many to come.   Minutes pass. Find your breath. Find your stride. Cadence.   Soles pounding earth. Trail crumbles beneath. Stones and roots. This jagged crest.   […]