Five Miles is the Farthest I've EVER Run
So this is the farthest I've ever gone, says I.
Good for you, says he.
I've always been best at short distances, says I.
What about cycling? says he.
Well, crits and pursuits at the track when I was racing, says I.
But now? says he.
Oh, I can be out all day at a decent clip, says I.
Hey, ya know that injury, says he.
Yah, says I.
Well, the doctor told me I could run 10 miles by the time the snow flies, says he.
But ya did that by the end of August, says I.
I was a bit ahead of schedule, says he.
That’s just like you, says I.
So, I ran 16 miles the other day just to see, says he.
And? says I.
Felt good, says he.
I don’t want to ever run 16 miles, says I.
Ya just have to decide you want to do it, says he.
I don’t plan to ever want to, says I.
You could do it, says he.
I run for 30 minutes and call it good, says I.
Ya just have to go slower to go farther, says he.
...I'll have to think about that one, says I.
- The Old Bag's Thinkin'