Entries by Melissa Pierce


“Me Too”

Everyone is saying “me too” and men are aghast and outraged. Guess what bucko’ I’ve been raped by men nicer than you. I have been assaulted by men who write feminist manifestos on their facebook walls. I have been harassed and coerced by men you admire, perhaps you’ve read their books, or listen to their […]


Aftermath of a Murder

I looked out over the front lawn waiting for my neighbor Maria to come back from school. There were hours between my window looking and Maria bringing me my homework, but waiting for things to change was part of the routine and boredom of barely breathing. Looking out over the lawn is about the most […]