22048Run A Mile
- Feb 14, 2008As I stated in yesterday's message #22038, this is one of several
simple poems on running that I have composed over the years and would
like to offer here as an inspiration to those who can relate to running,
inwardly or outwardly. For those who like to run or even walk a mile or
more for whatever personal reasons, it is also helpful to remember how
much our Guru loved running and loved to see us run, no matter what the
This short poem is for anyone who loves to run from a mile to a
multiday. In a few short lines I tried to embody the essence of each
distance, simply and sweetly. If anyone else get inspiration from their
running to write poetry I would encourage them to share that creative
urge with us here. I hope to keep doing that here myself until others
get inspired to do the same or otherwise get tired of reading my poems
solely. Also encouraged are any of Sri Chinmoy's poems about running
or any other author that inspires your involvement in this uniquely
So here is my next poem called, `Run A Mile'.
Run A Mile
Run a mile.
You will acquire a smile.
Run 26.2 miles.
You will smile for days.
Run for days.
Your smile will earn
His Heavenly Gaze.
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