running through the city

nonstop keep moving beautiful scenery  under the awnings soaked by rain sidewalks not flat enough to discourage puddles and pools trees shaking  they look greener today stretching out further look up to the sky for a momentary break clouds moving through blue sky backdrop cool air but with footsteps on the pavement  quickly passing by…

girl keeps running

Girl looked back behind her. “Quick! Pick it up!” Girl felt miles ahead of me, but in reality it couldn’t have been more than an arm’s length or so from where I was. Every time I sped up, she’d slip through my fingers again. “Quick! Keep up.” She’d look back over her shoulder. She was…