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MaryMary

Transgender's panic

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MaryMary

Inspired by the song "shut your mouth" by the group "garbage"

 

My safe place
It was discomfort
The shame, a bastion
The possibility of a knife
In the impossibility of effort
Blade in the drawer,
Depression, rejection, obsession
Stuck in that euphoria black hole
Where hope disappeared.
Inverted by all your happyness,
Made me implode


Mothers placing -transgender- on bookshelves
Childhood burning, isolated, hooked for hell
For we endure hate so well
Our bones an alloy where fear grew
Watching every sister kill themselves
But, me, still alive I spew
Those carefully crafted words : "f%?k you"
Like a rallying cry

Because my cameleon saved me
Little lizard passing for a tree
In this fabled, far and funny forest
Where axes are allergic to beauty
And machinery is controlled by sexuality
There, a nice smile means acceptance
And a dance means a chance...

Chance makes me smile

Pin your prejudice on me! My skin is thick
Like they pinned their lack of humanity my d%$ck
Till it fell off, till they ate it, hungry and caustic
My private parts is your billboard
A public thing belonging to hoards

I built back myself, angry and in a panic
Time don't wait on sadness or depression
If you want to live,  you got to deal with the pression
For in life, there's no real safety except self belief

And I believe

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jae bear

 I had to read this twice, the power present here is palpable. While this speaks to me personally, I would bet it speaks to all of us as well. 

Big squishy hug,

Jae

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