Day 3: Sneaker

It happened when I was twelve. I waited till

the darkness was steep, then stole out of the

house, closing the door slowly.

The trip to the hut filled my ears with dread,

and I could hear my heartbeat in the blink

of my eyes. I got there and met him waiting, his

lips hungry. I let him grab me like I was an


I watched as he removed my clothes, as he

took my treasure.

And all I did was…nothing.

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