My Male Friend ‘Girlfriend Zoned’ Me

But I really just wanted a friend

Photo by Brandi Redd/Unsplash

We met in a sophomore algebra class.

For the sake of privacy, we’ll call him Robert. Not that he will ever read this.

Robert sat behind me. A habitual mute, I didn’t speak unless forced and although I knew everyone in the class on a basic level, they weren’t my friends.

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Cassius Corbin

Cassius Corbin

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Writer, poet, and photographer from Oklahoma. IG: @sixfeetrooted. Twitter: @cassiuscorbin.