December 2000
breakthroughonskis.com   
skiwriting
Relative Velocity
     
Who among us doesn’t know
the difference
between skiing fast
& slow?

At slow speeds we ski through space -
at high speeds through time -
but what of the mountain,
& what of the mountain?

We ski slowly fighting gravity -
ski fast fighting fear -
soon we must stop this fighting
& start skiing.

& who among us really know
how fast
or slow
they go?

  

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photo above:
dreams of speed: a world cup downhill at Aspen Colorado
photo © Burnham Arndt
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