Cover Photo: See Me Run by Savannah Osborn
 

See Me Run

Most days, he steers around me like it is a dance, or a children’s game; like we are playing Pretend the Floor is Lava. I am lava and sometimes he looks at me like my head might roll right off my body and bowl him down.

Do you understand,how worried I am all the time?

I need to know you’re okay. And I don’t know if you would tell me if you’re not. I really don’t.

Pretend the Floor is Lava

Only for a minute, I just want to feel it.

What the fuck are you thinking?

I wanted to go for a walk, I just wanted to feel it.

On the side of the fucking highway? Get in. We’re going home.

No,