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On Dirtbiking (based after Billy Collins' On Turning Ten' MAG
The whole idea of it makes me feel
like I’m flying through the air.
Nothing can ruin the fun. I’m free.
The faster I go, the better. The higher I go, the better.
I’m free. No worries except for staying on the trail.
You tell me I can’t do it. But I won’t listen.
Why should I give up that feeling?
The feeling of excitement. I may believe you.
But I won’t tell you. I’ll block it out.
And at this moment I’m too excited to give up.
That feeling. I can’t describe it.
I’m not sure anyone can. It’s just that special.
Too special to express, except for on the bike.
This is the beginning of a new excitement.
A new fun. A new freedom. It is a great feeling.
It seems only yesterday I learned to ride.
But all this took place eight years ago.
Now I have progressed.
And still, every second of it still feels free.