Saturday, January 12, 2008


The road can be deceptive.
A straight line runs
through most curves,
a shortest way between
here and there.

Keep your eye focused
on that perfect line,
not following the curve,
not allowing yourself
to forget the road beneath you

for races are won and lost
in the corners.

Stephen Brooke ©2008

Racing being, of course, a metaphor.

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