We change from gym in the boy’s bathroom — talking about something that grabs my undivided attention.
We walk down the gray-brown granite hallway to our first-grade class.
We step inside. All of my classmates laugh.
Because I returned wearing no pants.
fleeing up the hall—
tighty whities covered
only in plastic
First published in Image Curve, March 12, 2015
Photograph by Daria Nepriakhina