AGGRESSOR TELLS PEDESTRIAN THEY'RE BEING AGGRESSIVE
Frank Karioris

The police officer told me today:

            “Don’t antagonize me. I’m not
                      pushing you, so don’t be
                             confrontational.”

                                       I am just in the road,
                                                 with everyone else.

                                                           “You stepped towards me.”

                                                                     I am just in the road,
                                                                               with everyone else.






Frank G. Karioris (he/they/him/them) is a writer and educator based in Pittsburgh whose writing addresses issues of friendship, masculinity, and gender. Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in, amongst others, Collective Unrest, Maudlin House, Sooth Swarm Journal, and Crêpe & Penn.

Twitter: @FrankGKarioris





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