Grocery stores, Laundromats,
all-white towns, all-black,
wherever we went, people stared.
At first we enjoyed their collective gaze,
we had never felt exotic before,
but after a while, their silence bore holes,
is that surprise or disdain beneath their glare,
self-doubt like water began to seep in,
are we bold or reckless,
What for? Should I?
Why do two young college girls set out….
How quickly confidence breaks