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Anonymous. Poetry. 2013.

trigger warning: street harassment Waking up and making a choice to push forward I take a shower, Do my Hair and Makeup Do my best to cover my male features that put knives in my heart when I look in the mirror I put on my best dress and walk out the door Shaking

I get into the car, making sure no one is around drive through town, half afraid to see someone I know stopped at a stoplight Get on to the 5 making my way to Seattle playing with my voice, constantly checking the mirror for assurance Anxious

I arrive and find parking I walk through the city, minding my own business, not daring to make eye-contact coming up to a large group of people taking surveys, I tremble As I pass, I hear a guy my age smirk and say, “Looking for a good time BRO?� Damaged

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Volume 2 Issue 2  

Wetlands Magazine is the University of Puget Sound campus publication dedicated to the critical interrogation of gender, sexuality, ability...

Volume 2 Issue 2  

Wetlands Magazine is the University of Puget Sound campus publication dedicated to the critical interrogation of gender, sexuality, ability...