Persistence

My therapist says I’m Persistent She insists it is a good thing. “All it has ever done Is get me into trouble” I tried explaining She rebounded Pointing out obvious good things That are the result of my persistence Like: My lack of quitting. But you see, there are other things Things like bad relationships, […]

Nose

The thing about it Is that my nose Pre-t Is essentially perfect. I’ve had beauty queens comment on it Legitimately. Miss Michigan told me I had The most perfect nose she’d ever seen ! Little ‘ol me! My nose is perfect– End scene. The thing about it Is that testosterone Really seems to do a […]

Tulip

I’ve been slowly realizing That I am my own favorite person. I entertain myself better than anyone. I play myself love songs, With lyrics I wrote. I paint how I see, With my own eyes. I laugh at my own jokes, Often the hardest, often the most. I love sharing me with her, She loves […]

My 20 Year Plan–FOOLPROOF

I am so delusional. I have convinced myself that being self-aware of my delusions makes them somehow less delusional. Hahah. My 20 year plan is in 5 years Become Patti Smith– 5 more years Become Patsy Cline— 5 more years Become Peggy Lee—– Final 5 years–Ninja Turtle Final 5? You have zero idea how long […]

Him

She looks like him sometimes some guy I used to know I loved him, so pretty fresh crisp youth, sun-baked femininity he was how I knew that I wasn’t like the rest of them I wanted to make him mine I asked him to be my valentine I waited for sparks to fly Nothing ever […]