Our own lovely and talented Aliza Lapierre has become a blogger for the Running Times trails section. Her latest post is called "Lost in the Falling Flakes of Snowfall and Poetry". Here's an excerpt:
As I made my way through the field and into the woods I had the urge to turn back, although then without thought my mind went somewhere else and my body fell into a methodical rhythm. In retrospect, it was over nine miles before I realized that this had happened. I wondered where my mind had gone, and the last words I could recall were the woods are lovely, dark, and deep. Those words were plenty for me to realize that I had unconsciously been reciting stanza after stanza of poetry in my head. I went from being freezing cold in blustery conditions to a comfortable place within.
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