Heaving breaths, pounding pulse, aching musclesIs
Her fragile figure crumpling to the groundAll
Straining footsteps as he closes in the painstaking distanceA
The stretch of eternity keeping him from her, disappearing, along with her movementDream
Crashing his knees into the damp grass as her lurches for her. Pulling her into his trembling arms, he holds her close to him and breathes in her presence.
Here she was, secure in his arms, so very real. It had been too