Movement makes my meditation momentous, so I run,
Anxiety dissipates, opened lotus, so I run.
Ideas, the seeds that sprout from fertilized mind,
Oxygen, the water that feeds brain in kind, so I run.
Muscles broken down, stronger they all resume,
Lungs filled to the limit for increased volume, so I run.
Started on the right foot, avoided going left,
Slipped the cousin of death, committed time theft, so I run.
Needed daily practice, mind conspires,
My conscious denies unconscious desires, so I run.
Allowed to live fully in every moment,
Breathe in, breathe out, feeling powerfully potent, so I run.
Dropped in paradise due to God’s toss of dice,
Could of easily stayed in third world, harsh price, so I run.
Great gifts bought me grateful spirit, awe of life,
Could have spoiled with envy, eternal strife, so I run.
Laziness delegated to the unworthy,
Ravenous for experience, burn apathy, so I run.
My journey… no, my process toward a dream,
Composed of many steps, stairway up to the cream, so I run.
Started in the recesses of busy halls,
Moved purpose, focused on family walls, so I run.
These times will not last long, in peace I prepare,
Task to close and destroy enemy, my fare, so I run.
Transcend body, temporary meat locker,
My existence eked out, meet masterful maker, so I run.
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