John W. McEwers

(6/20/1980 / Nova Scotia, Halifax)

We Ran, but Never Got Far


It was a race, you and I,
and we hit the finish line
with flying
colors
we tried too hard
went too fast
feet caught fire
and like the wendigo before us
ate each other down till
we had nothing left and ran so fast
we couldnt tell where either of us were
going

Submitted: Monday, April 12, 2010

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