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A Poem About Toeing The Start Line As A Teen

Elite runner Alexi Pappas shares a glimpse at her time as a high school runner.

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Thoughts on the start line of my first high school race
Not pretty enough to be pretty.
Not fast enough to be fast.
Not mean enough to be mean.
Not yet enough to be yet.

 

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