Rocks and Cameras

Then, in a wine soaked haze, I realize what the worst part about this is.We are always on guard against the men in the streets. The ones who whistle while we walk. We guard against the men at the bars, whose smiles turn to snarls upon rejection. We guard against the men online whose thumbs could spell “slut” without help from their eyes. We are almost always on guard. We almost never feel safe.

About Cassandra Cervi

Cassandra Cervi is a student entering her fourth year of an Honors Specialization in Creative Writing and English Language at the University of Western Ontario. Her work has been featured in Beautiful Losers Magazine and Pip Magazine. She is also the Assistant Book Editor at the Drunken Boat.

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