I'm More of A Man Than You.You say that I'm a disease,I'm More of A Man Than You.2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
that I'm confused,
or that I'm looking for attention.
You call me a dyke,
a faggot, butch,
or even "it."
You tell me to accept that I'm a girl,
to get out of this "phase,"
and that I'm not who you knew.
You yell at me when I try to use the restroom,
when I'm walking down the street,
or when I go to school.
Is there a safe place for me?
I'm beginning to think not.
Not in school, at home, or in public.
I'd like to know why you hate me so much,
and why you tried to kill me.
You know, when you tried to hit me with your car.
Are you mad I didn't die?
Pissed I jumped out of the way?
If so, please tell me why.
I never did anything to you.
I don't know your name,
and you don't know mine.
You don't know anything about me,
except that I'm different,
from the other guys, at least.
Yes, I have breasts.
It's true that I get a period.
I also hate it all.
Believe me, I'd kill my top layer, too,
if given the chance.
It isn't me at all.
There's more to me,
Transgender poem.I hate this name.Transgender poem.3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I hate this body.
I hate these hips.
I hate these breasts.
I hate the reflection.
I hate being in the closet.
I hate living 2 different lives.
I hate having to go into girls bathrooms.
I hate having to change in the girl's locker room.
I hate having to look at my name on school work.
I hate meeting new people.
I hate hearing 'she' and 'her'.
I hate trying to explain to people.
I hate feeling so depressed.
I hate being the 'boyish girl'.
I hate not being able to wear my boxers because I'm afraid people will ask questions when I'm in the locker room.
I hate being so awkward.
I hate getting undressed.
I hate my voice.
I hate how my hair never feels short enough.
I hate the way I fit into clothes.
I hate having to wear bras.
I hate leaving the house.
I hate the thought of my friends parent's not letting me over if they knew.
I hate the thought of losing friends.
I hate the thought of parts of my family disowning me, and ignoring me.
I hate the thought that some of my fami
FTM coming out letter.READ DESCRIPTION.FTM coming out letter.4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
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I love you. You raised me perfectly. Please don't let this letter make you doubt that. It is because of you, that I'm the person I am today. Please keep an open mind about this, and that no matter what happens, I will always be your child. I'll simply say this right now, I'm not pregnant, I'm not on drugs and I don't drink. That's not what this is about. My hand is shaking as I write this, it's really hard for me. In all honesty, I'm terrified about what you will think, and how you will react. I'm still the same person I've always been, your only child, and nothing will ever change that. This is also not a phase, mom. I haven't made this decision based on the past couple days, the past couple weeks, or the past couple months. I've been feeling this way for well over two years now.
I hate this, mom. The feeling that I don't belong in my own body. It's like my mind is linked elsewhere. This body of mine is just a shell. I have the body of a girl, but t