Less is less
Some cannot live without moving
they have to run or ride each day
or they’re only half alive—
they were born that way.
Others need reminding.
Journalists report exactly
what we want to know:
“You can get fit on a minute a day
(a study of six has shown).
Just wiggle your nose and two of your toes
it’s better than nothing and you are done.”
They’re right: it’s better than nothing.
They’re wrong: we’re are not done.
Poem by Rachel McAlpine 2019