Poetry is Strong

I’ve been doing squats for about 6 years, and this past week I reached the goal that inspired “Saving Myself from a Burning Building”. You can read the poem in Four Blue Eggs.

Calf RaisePoetry Is Strong

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  1. That second picture is a calf raise, in case anyone gets upset that she is doing squats on a Smith Machine. (I would never let that happen)

  1. […] to deadlifts a few weeks ago, I have to admit I was a little sad to give away one metaphor–carrying myself out of a burning building–for that of another–lifting the dead. But I got over it pretty quick, metaphorically at […]

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