The Turn

steep edge of neglect,

swallows passers incautious-

our concrete potholes

Paul Marasco

In my work life I am a research scientist who connects prosthetic limbs to peoples brains so that they feel like a part of their body. However, my first certificate of mastery was as bike mechanic. I commute year round on my fixed gear. I ride with my friends early on Sunday mornings and I race cyclocross during the fall. Over the past few years I have come to realize how much riding means to me. Bikes are magical.

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Volume 1, Issue 8, Posted 8:34 PM, 09.04.2013