Unforgiving Terrain

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journeyBabs Hoffman ©=© ©=© ©=© ©=© ©=© ©=© ©=© ©=© Zebra Crossing = Pedestrian Frogger ©=© ©=© ©=© ©=© ©=© ©=© ©=© ©=© Traffic poolsA heated draughtIntoxicating I carry a chain and lockSturdier than any rockIf you obstructMy right of wayI will make you … Continue reading Unforgiving Terrain

Confusion Cutting Corners

Not all those who wander are lostJ.R.R. Tolkien ShortcutsIncisions en routeRelieve pressure The Humping Speed Hump You best bewareThe wild hareWho cannot decideBetween here and there GraffitiDegradesPropertyOnlyWhen notDoneProperly I cross the tracksFirst overAnd then underOn my ride In the confusionI forgetWhich is theWrong side Weekly Theme:Work Commute Thoughts and observations from my daily bike ride … Continue reading Confusion Cutting Corners

Strain in Motion

If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethalPaul Coelho acrostic:bike Be the masterInvite the strainKeep yourself fitEveryone else can ride the train HorribleAll this sweatBefore I even start workBut the space affordedby my co workersIs a definite perk Käpylä bridge Refuse litters the angled stairwellsLong fallen into disrepair.Spiderweb splintered pavementCatching hasty heels unaware … Continue reading Strain in Motion