Professional runner Alexi Pappas penned a poem about the goal setting process and what they reveal to us about ourselves.

Goal

The paper remembers what we said

even if we don’t.

It knows

we want more than we fear

(though the fear is part of it)

Remember,

when we wrote it down

we meant it.

 

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