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‘The Purple Skirt’ fiction by Jennifer Horgan

Boys notice me. Men do too. Especially when I’m walking home from school. I keep my head down like, pretend not to notice but it would be easier if I’d smaller boobs maybe, or fatter legs. Then the back of my neck mightn’t hurt from keeping my head down so much. It’s annoying. 

Last week, there were two men in a big flashy car. They’d like beards, ties on – real men like. Their windows were down, both whistling and calling out gorgeous, sexy, the usual crap. It was sunny and my face...

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