Running from fear,
Running from the past.
One moment, a lifetime, is spent here;
The next, he is gone at last.
Running from life.
Running from pain.
Running from strife.
He just wants to be home again.
Dozens of sneakers he has worn;
Each time his heart breaks, they are torn.
Thousands of times he has lapped the track.
Thousands of times...too afraid to look back.