I had long, pointed beaks inside me and had my vagina smeared with cold, blue paint to check for abrasions. I stood there examining my body beneath the stream of water and decided, I don’t want my body anymore.
I was terrified of it, I didn’t know what had been in it, if it had been contaminated, who had touched it.
To calm me down, they said it’s just the flora and fauna, flora and fauna.
I had multiple swabs inserted into my vagina and anus, needles for shots, pills, had a Nikon pointed right into my spread legs.
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I wanted to take off my body like a jacket and leave it at the hospital with everything else.
On that morning, all that I was told was that I had been found behind a dumpster, potentially penetrated by a stranger, and that I should get retested for HIV because results don’t always show up immediately.