A Poetic Ode To Our Rockin’ Bodies

Elite runner Alexi Pappas takes a moment to reflect on the grace and beauty of the runner's body and how it moves in her latest poem.


the thing is they refuse
to go

by nature
in the way

more time
more capable

until finally
in a rocking chair

bodies rock.

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