27 Sep '13, 4am

Baristing: Heartland, Again

Baristing: Heartland, Again

Doing Heartland again. The 50. Inspiration is where you find it, not in rationality, or the pantomime thereof. I've found it on the night running I've been doing lately. Long, flat, cruising runs. Two to three hours, not fast, except when the legs ask for it, not slow, except when they ask for that instead. Running out of town until there is nothing but the breeze and the stars and the faint sound of cars on nearby highways. Heartland is that. It's nothing and nowhere. An aesthetic that appeals to me. Begin at 6 PM. Forge towards the sunset, dance through Sunday. Headlamps like fireflies with broken wings, crawling on the dirt. An honest course. Open, expansive. There are no illusions. This is where you must go. The aid stations sing for miles, sirens on an ocean of grass. Fitness is good, but fitness is no armor. Things will hurt. Familiar things, in familiar ways. Say he...

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