I march for the strength, faith and hope needed to fight injustice, I march for you. I march for those without equality, dignity and peace, I march for you. I march for those who are not ready, able or strong, I march for you.
So I built a really big shield. A shield of shy. A shield of aloof. A shield of not speaking my feelings, my words, my truth. Because the things I saw and felt and heard were were not what a young girl was meant to think and feel and hear.