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After the parade

A man's reflection on the abortion bans.

By Luisa GilliesPublished 11 months ago 1 min read
After the parade
Photo by Ian Hutchinson on Unsplash

After the parade, I'm drinking in a bar.

After the parade, I'm drinking

in a bar because

I'm lucky not to have an

unwanted human being

growing inside of me. And after the parade

I'm taking in the news because I'm

sitting in a bar watching TV because I

am not one of the people who has died because

of something growing in their womb that

could have been removed. And after

the parade I'm thinking but not living

this reality because I simply do not

have a womb. But

after the parade I will be at the next

parade because

the least that I can do

is march.

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Luisa Gillies

Hi! I'm Luisa.

I write short stories and poetry.

I'm really keen to hear feedback on my work, so please feel free to share your thoughts!

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  • Mark Green11 months ago

    great work Luisa

  • Kimberly Hinds11 months ago

    Nice work Luisa :)

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