L. Lamar Wilson writes of men and rape, survivors and aggressors, in this stark poem.
Author’s Note: The italicized lines are direct quotations from Chris Brown’s interview with Decca Aitkenhead, published Oct. 4, 2013, in The Guardian, in which he disclosed that by age 8, he was a porn aficionado and had had sex with someone he described as a girl aged 14 or 15, in his rural Southern hometown of Tappahannock, Va
Originally published in Prime (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014)
Editor’s Note: L. Lamar Wilson has published with us before. Read his poem “The First Shower.”
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