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JJ

Revisited On Transitioning

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I wrote this 4 years ago after I finally and miraculously made the decision to transition. As that anniversary approaches I find myself introspective as I always am on anniversaries but especially this one. Because these feelings are still as deep and real as the day I wrote it-those colors and that wonder have never faded but only grown -and because the dreams I barely dared to dream have come to realization more fully than I could have imagined I wanted to post this again.

With a thank you to all here and also to my Creator because I could never have done this on my own.

A breath away from dying

There lay a key on the floor.

That door. That dark iron bound door had a lock. The key? Lost too long ago to find.

Till my dying breath blew the dust away.

Trembling in terror slotting the key into the lock.

It fits! Dear God it turns!

And now? Push that door open or let that last breath exhale sinking into night

Stunned by a flood of light. Falling free into the sun when that door splinters beneath my hands.

I have only seen glimpses beyond the door. Never knew what it was to walk without iron boots. And now I fly. Enveloped by colors in a world too sweet to bear.

Johnny

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Bulldog1948

Beautiful and awesome , my brother.

I've never read nor heard your version on transitioning described like that before. It is truly one of a kind and thank you for shareing it with us. We are much honored by this gift.

Your bro Mike

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Guest

That is beautiful, Johnny.

:ThanxSmiley: for sharing your writing with us.

Huggs, :wub:

Joann

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Charlize

Thank you Johnny.

Hugs,

Charlize

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Guest Tamar

Amazing,Johnny. Thank you for sharing.

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Guest rexxmarksley

Lovely bit of writing, thanks for sharing :)

All the best,

Aaron

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