FIRSTCLUE

FIRSTCLUE

Underneath her dirty coveralls

By Crickett  | Age 14 |  Lesbian

At 14, I loved going to my friend Peggy’s house. Her family was unusual for 1974: mom worked as a lawyer and was the first “women’s libber” I knew. Peggy had 8 siblings and one sister worked as a welder at a steel mill. One day she came home in coveralls, a helmet, and work boots with smudges of dirt on her face – I thought she was SO cool. She took off her helmet, and shook out long auburn hair. Gulp. She had a diamond stud in her nose – a rarity then – and beautiful skin. As she began to take off her coveralls, I froze and everything went in slow motion. Underneath her dirty coveralls, she wore a peach silk camisole. I completely stopped breathing…