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Walking Down The Street

walking down the street

Walking down the street

Just trying to get to the coffee shop,

Passing by a group of men who start whistling,

Walking a little faster

Trying to get away from their rude comments,

Seeking comfort from a phone call to a friend,

“Should I have worn something different?”

Walking through the parking lot

Just going to buy groceries,

Boys hanging out windows yelling suggestive remarks,

Walking into the store

Texting a friend about the crude boys,

Asking how to make the situation better,

“I shouldn’t have worn my shorts,”

Standing at a party

Just trying to have a good time,

A boy whispering vulgar things in your ear,

Walking away from the intrusive teenager

Trying to escape from his grasp,

Looking for a friend to talk to and offer their comfort,

“I should have worn a longer shirt.”

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