“Horseback through the mountains,
Trek up the hills,
Use a kayak through the churning rivers.”
Those were the rules given- at the bus stop by the water fountains.
Dehydration and exhaustion,
our two main foes.
Spinning heads and aching bones
yet we go on, ignoring precaution.
foreheads furrowed with fatigue.
Strained muscles lacking strength or stamina
Shall we go on? Absolutely.