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Friday, 29 June 2018

Upskirt

I first learned of upskirting when I was eight
how a girl’s private parts could be something to rate -
our teacher brought mirrors in, wood strips and glue
for periscope making, so exciting so new!

Then we heard Johnny Jefferson’s under desk snickers -
perverting his effort to peek at our knickers.

© S. O. Fasrus

Upskirting: What is it and why are people trying to make it illegal?

S.O. Fasrus: Social Justice Campaigner & Social Research Interviewer. Her verse and poems; some comic; satirical; and serious; can be found online. Recent poems are in New Verse News, Culture Matters, and Poems for Grenfell Tower.

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