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Choosing faith over fame

When the question arises in the mind of an athlete over a political, social or religious position which may conflict with their beliefs, it can be a very unforgiving proposition. As I was writing this piece, my memory was jarred by the story of Carlos Roa, the Argentinian goalie who played […]

Mental Masochist

If it’s possible to change Why should I limit my range? It’s the system that got me here in the first place. Inhibiting, strangling, the only option’s their pills. Telling me to dream big but still imposing it’s will. You scale their walls, they secretly wait for you to fall. […]

Black Sheep

Your trajectory is abject failure I see your looming demise Famous last words the old man had prophesied He had mocked me with his swan song I was forever determined to prove him wrong Called his teenage son a disappointment Cut me out of his last will and testament When […]

Sparks of Destiny

The old folks would tell me, that if I dream of lightening, it’s a sign of change that’s coming my way. Yesterday, as I arrived at the park for my morning run, there was this epic lightening display just over the park. I wonder what that meant? I observed it […]

Early Bird and the Worm

This morning I got up excited to go on my run. But what would have been 6 miles of glorious isolation, turned into a 45-minute power-walk. People always ask me why it is I get up so early. Part of the reason is I go to bed rather early the […]