Poet’s Corner

July 2021

by George A. Hancock Black Flies July’s heat is upon us Creating an early fuss Sweat drips already While we run steady. Or, at least try a pace Easy on our red face As we run before six Out in… Read More ›

June 2021

by George A. Hancock Halfway June is our halfway markIn this turbulent 2021 larkThe second quarter is doneYet, tasks wait by the ton. Now runners on the moveFind that nice daily grooveThat permits a road viewAs our months bid adieu…. Read More ›

May 2021

by George A. Hancock May’s View Fragrant colors are May’s viewAs spring prepares her adieuSoon we welcome summer daysComplete with perfect sunny rays. The rain and sun create lush greenAlong this runner’s roadside sceneFoliage sprouts amidst those treesShading any warm… Read More ›

April 2021

by George A. Hancock April Green Warmer Temps and rainDampen our April plainCreating great April greenAlong our roadside scene. April rain and the sun togetherSteadily enrich our green heatherThe lawns and fields are now niceAnd free of that snowy cold… Read More ›

March 2021

by George A. Hancock March’s View Monday begins our March runThese days with a tad more sunOr Perhaps daylight as our daysGrow longer with bigger pay. The weather slowly grows warmAnd outside people do swarmShedding the heavy winter coatObserving spring… Read More ›

February 2021

by George A. Hancock Moving On Ah Yes, February’s hereWelcomed in loud cheerBy us winter weary soulsTreading slow on our soles. Yes, the year is moving onI do see a brighter dawnThe Eastern light is greatThis is always first rate…. Read More ›

January 2021

by George A. Hancock January’s Promise January’s promise is newA fresh start or a viewOf exciting calendar pagesFree, requiring no wages. A runner out on the moveEnjoys the New Year groove2021 begins the next raceThrilling the old road ace. Or,… Read More ›

December 2020

by George A. Hancock First Snow The running gear is readyThe morning run is steadyYet, once we see first snowWe’re in a new road show. It’s easy to run dry roadsThey offer few episodesOf slipping or falling aroundWith that loud… Read More ›

November 2020

by George A. Hancock November Days Sunday begins November’s runEarly before the dawning sunEST also resumes on this dayNow darkness covers our way. November days are often rawThe winds slapping at our jawLate autumn is on the sceneWith weather far… Read More ›

October 2020

by George A. Hancock October’s Story Thursday begins October’s runEarly before that dawning sunThere’s a slight chill in the airWith a breeze that doesn’t care. October’s wind touches the streetOften tugging at my running feetBefore giving up and flowing onAlways… Read More ›

September 2020

by George A. Hancock Autumn Days Meteorological Autumn is hereAnd many folks utter a cheerWe bid adieu to humid waysAs we begin our autumn days. Autumn brings cooler road daysSo we stop the mournful braysThat seem to resound for weeksIn… Read More ›

August 2020

by George A. Hancock Darkness Again Hello darkness my old friendSo, what do you recommend?You blanket my dawn roadsWith growing dark episodes. Despite days of humid heat.I can’t see my running feetIt’s dark without street lightsWe miss some road sights…. Read More ›

July 2020

by George A. Hancock Humid Sweat drips down my faceSlowing my morning paceThe morning air is warmAs bugs began to swarm. This July morning is hotHumidity covers my trotYet, running right at dawnIs cooler than later on. Running anywhere at… Read More ›

June 2020

by George A. Hancock Summer Summer 2020 is hereGo ahead, please cheerWe earned these daysFilled with sunny rays. Running in light gearMinus any icy fearIs really first rateAnd so hard to hate. Warm temps surroundAs do chirpy bird soundsNow running… Read More ›

May 2020

by George A. Hancock More Light May brings more daylightIlluminating our road flightMore light morning and nightEases some of that road fright. May creates 31 delightful daysFilled with brilliant sunny raysAnd fields with gorgeous greenThat every day are a super… Read More ›