I'm Ready

My heart beats faster and faster

My legs shake and burn more with every running step

How long have I been running?

I can't remember.

Its been so long,

So long since my feet have stopped and touched the ground,

So long since I have embraced this thing.

What am I running from again?

I can't remember.

It's been so long,

So long

I dont know how long I can keep this up

My breath gets shorter and shorter

Each inhale and exhale pains my chest and body.

I can't do this anymore.

Suddenly,

I stop.

I've decided,

Im ready.

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