Keep Running.Keep Running.2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
I sat on the cotton couch, rubbing Gerard's arched back as he leaned over, and sobbed. His covered his sore eyes in his hands, his fingertips clutching his unwashed, inky hair. He gasped, relentlessly crying.
"I'm done, Frank I'm so done." He scoffed through hiccups.
I froze and I felt my heart sink to my acidic stomach.
"What?" I choked, suddenly gripping onto his back of his wrinkly white dress shirt.
"I wanna kill myself." He looked up at me with bloodshot eyes.
His brown, hazely eyes were glassy and grim. I ripped me apart to see him so suicidal. He looked into my golden eyes before his lips started to quiver again and the tears overflowed again. I spun his shoulders and hugged his biceps, clutching tightly, afraid that if I let go, he'd be gone with the wind. He tensed up.
"You're my best friend, Gee " I sucked back tears.
I had to be strong for myself and Gerard. He wrapped his arms around my waist and sputtered out chopp