3 comments on ““She Was Just Walking Home”

  1. I am so sorry you had to live through this not once but several times and at different stages of your life. Every woman should feel safe when she is out. This is really a sad commentary on the world in which we live.

  2. Absolutely. I saw your photo of the keys between the fingers and I know that practice all too well. Or the resolute look forward and back while you lengthen your stride and square your shoulders while walking home in the dark. Or the constant logistics of surveilling the trees, the bushes, the shadows, the corners, preparing for the possibility that someone is in them. Every woman I know can tell similar stories…

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