After the Visitor Spoke
After the visitor spoke at my high school about climate change,
I could not stop crying.
“Do you want to talk about it?” a counselor asked.
I shook my head.
I did not want her in my life.
Besides, she would never believe
I was crying because Matt twirled Steffie’s hair during the lecture
And I heard him ask her to the prom.
— Felicia Nimue Ackerman