. . . marry him.. . . marry him.3 years ago in The Great Valentine Exchange
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he will gleam like photons
tangled in sheer joy.
where i harvest dead localities,
he will sheath the touchstone nerve.
his voice will soothe great quandaries
like growling cicadas solve summer nights.
his eyes will break into blessed anointments.
his lips will pierce the frighteners
and spill their silver antidotes -
a cure for every blasphemy,
a pardon for every criminal.
remember who he was,
a mystic lisping empathy
for pure, unbottled moments,
a silence worming through bicycle wind,
a gender scribbled on a brainstorm,
the flashing of satori
in the scatter-shooting cosmos,
a wonderer, wondrous
with no guilty body,
a boy's fond familiar
who keeps a tail feather of god
stuffed in a bag of beetle legs
and cats eye marble galaxies.
i suppose i was never
the one who was meant to apron you,
to feed the thirsty virginities
that open up
beneath your womb. . .
i'm not the one to paper you
with sanctuaries and closet troves,
Trans Struggles From Personal Experience UPDATEThese are just some personal stories that show examples of the struggles of being transgendered.Trans Struggles From Personal Experience UPDATE2 years ago in Miscellaneous
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1. At one point, I was visiting my grandma in Reed City. Her friend Katie thinks I am, like, the most charming girl ever. My grandma decided to treat both Katie and I to lunch at Pizza Hut. At one point, there was an awkward silence. To break the silence, Katie said, "Kami, why don't you wear dresses like other girls?" She said it to break the awkwardness, but made it so much more awkward. My head wanted me to say "Katie, I'm a boy and boys don't wear dresses," but I ended up saying, "I just don't like wearing skirts..." and then awkwardly taking a bite of my pizza and avoiding eye contact. Then she said, "You don't like wearing skirts?! What kind of girl are you?!" Again, I wanted to say, "I am a boy and boys don't wear skirts," but I ended up saying, "One who doesn't like skirts." The three of us ended up being gone a lot longer than anticipated. Why? Katie insisted on takin