Monday, December 12, 2011

running report: the eulogy of the toenail

it began like any other run
shoes tied
spandex in place
ear buds firmly secured

but then,
it is in moments like these that i realize,
i may have taken some things for granted...

forgive me, for noticing you less than i should
& for polishing you less regularly in the wintertime

but just so you know...
i will cross the finish line
with or without you and all your little friends.

may you rest in peace.
[or, pieces.]

running season hasn't been kind to my poor little toes this year, has it?


Emma Frances said...

That sounds painful! Anything toe related makes me cringe. I've broken three toes and had multiple toenails come off. Haha. So I hope yours feels better soon!

Katie said...

Oh sad :( I still have faith in you!

ChinkyGirLMeL said...

Oh my...That looks painful! Feel better soon toesies!