In The Wild (Rupi Kaur Poetry Contest – Honourable Mention)

by Kitor

strange trickles of sound
hissed from his mouth
breath turned wind
coloured me off-balance
i hadn’t experienced
Lite Sexism in the wild
in a little while
because i’m sure if
you read this you would say
i read too much into
how you glared with
a bit more than disrespect
and reduced me to a demeaning
stage whisper of