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jogger2Pisgah, Haystack, Manadonock, Okemo
are mountains.
Summertimes we used to race,
the boy and I,
climbing verdant dewy uplands toward
a warming morning sun,
then down, tumbling and gliding into darkness.
My legs were long and stronger then,
but he was tireless.
I always beat him to the top.
He always beat me down.
Pisgah, Haystack, Manadonock, Okemo
And that last great mountainā€¦