Disclaimer

The pretty girl walked through the park with her boyfriend.

Disclaimer

I am not pretty

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I didn't walk, I ran

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It wasn't a park, it was a dark alley

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He wasn't my boyfriend.

 

She smiled and he kissed her on the cheek and pulled her into a hug.

Disclaimer

I didn't smile

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It wasn't on the cheek

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He didn't pull, he grabbed

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It wasn't a hug, it was a chokehold.

 

He told her she was beautiful, and she walked home and fell softly asleep.

Disclaimer

He called me a whore

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I didn't walk, I crawled

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It wasn't home, it was to the hospital

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I didn't sleep for weeks.

 

The judge looks at me slowly. His mouth opens to speak.

"The accusation is rape"

But he says

Disclaimer

She knew her attacker.

Poetry Slam: 

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