Cycling Word Play

Roubaix Memories

Joe Parkin, over at 6 Years in a Rain Cape has a nice little essay contest going on right now. The winner’s prize is a Cervelo Test Team kit (bibshorts, jersey, gloves) in either black or white (depending on size and inventory availability). Suggested length is 500-1000 words, but Joe says he isn’t really counting. […]

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Poetry Friday

An expansion of Tuesday’s haiku, into a more developed piece. SOLITUDE Solitude looms high,       alone in the canyons, silence—    take time to listen. Leaves rustle,       trees whispering in the wind,    dew drips down. Full moon rises    in the night sky, moonlight       obscured by clouds. Darkness descends,       firelight dwindles, reduced to coals    that crackle no more. […]

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Poetry Friday

House-ku Pre-qual for mortgage; then search MLS for an affordable home. Packing, unpacking moving, decorating. Making space your own. Copyright © Steven L. Sheffield

Cycling Word Play

Honku (redux) in multiple parts

According to the Mop, it’s Poetry Friday. So, inspired by the book shown below, here is my contribution: Honku: The Zen Antidote to Road Rage O fixed-gear rider, I envy your freedom as you blow past the honks. Messenger, ride hard! Make a delivery and pick up the next tag. Brakeless, back pedal, skidding to […]