John's poems of...LIFE - LIVING &LOVE...JDJ

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Im--STRONGER--this--YEAR--than--i--was--the--LAST
as--today-its--my--61st--BIRTHDAY--and--365----D-A-Y-S----have--PAST

Nine----PM-----to-----0130
i-went-on-a-litte-WALK--here--in--Temecula,California--and--although-im-a-litte-OLD--and--STIFF---this--was-a--GOOD--HUSTLE--and--BIRTHDAY-GIFT--fi-for--ME

Before, last --NIGHT-- that i --DEPARTED--on--this---LITTLE---WALK
my-daughter-said-DAD-how-long-are-you-gonna---WALK---its---ALREADY-already-ALREADY---LATE-late-LATE--i-told-her-i-was-not-really-sure,--then-i-said-to-HER,-I--REALLY--WONT--BE--PROUD--OF--MYSELF--UNTIL-I--PULL--a--TWELVE-hour--walk--she-heard-ME--TALK

She----then----SAID-----DAD----you----are----CRAZY
and--i--WENT--on--MY--WAY--FANCY--and--FREE

A--CHAMPION--doesn't--BECOME--The--BEST--and--GREAT-great-GREAT
by-beind-average-and-mediocre--and--getting--up-and-movin--and--grovin--LATE-late-LATE

We---are---ALL---at----DIFFERENT----LEVELS---of----FITNESS
it---REALLY--matters---NOT--how--HIGH---or--FAST--or---LONG---any--other--can------CLIMB------RUN------WALK-----JUMP-----or-----SWIM-----and------HIKE---and-----BIKE---------ALL--THAT--MATTERS--is--US--OURSELF--and--to--SET----SHORT---REALISTIC---DOABLE---ATTAINABLE-------GOALS-------and---BE----the--CHAMPiON--in--our--OWN--HEART--and----STRIVE---THRIVE---and---SURVIVE-----to-----BE----and----BECOME----our----GREATEST-greatest-GREATEST------MINNESOTA--GRIZZLEY-----BEST------of------OUR-----BEST

Im--STRONGER--THIS--YEAR--than--I--WAS--THE--LAST
as-in-my-life-living-and-LOVE-with-MY-FITNESS--HEALTH--WELLBEING--AS--my--WEALTH--i--wont--BE--Really--HAPPY--not--UNTIL--a--TWELVE--HOUR--WALK--I--BLAST


By john d JUNGERS
19th--of--AUGUST--2017


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