Treadmill Zombies

People on treadmills

Ranks of exercisers

relentlessly trudge

toward thinness.

Victims of excess,

they march unceasingly,

eyes straight ahead;

onward to nowhere,

thinking of beefsteak

and raspberry crème brûlée.

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About Judy Grigg Hansen
I write poetry and nonfiction, and I am passionate about the people, places, and wildflowers of Idaho and the Northwest.

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