Hide and Seek

I saw her, standing there


She looked lost, lonely, and scared


She didn’t like to be around people


So she hid where no one could see her


But I did, I saw her


No matter where she ran I seemed to find her


It felt unusual and quite frightening


I could feel her fear and her chest tightening


She did something wrong, something unforgiveable


She ran going nowhere, it was unpredictable


She tripped over a pile of debris


She hurt herself and began to scream


I went to go help her and


Suddenly she stopped


I stepped back and


She stood up


She was gonna run


I told her “no”


I walked towards her as


She tried not to open her eyes


Because I can’t seem to hide from me




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