Felt like a ghost In the school uniform Every time I tried To line up with the boys I got in trouble With the teacher I got gifted dolls and barbies Instead of the cars and trucks I wanted Which got me the message That I can’t show The pain that comes from within Alex
I thought about you All my life But when I looked You were invisible To the mirror We battled Since you wanted To come out But I was scared To show the real me To the world Alex
We were just teens Tasting what love could be Getting judged because of Skin colour We taught each other What real love is But inside me I was fighting A silent battle Hiding who I really am So even if I loved you To the moon and back Even if with pain I had to … Continue reading I Had To For Myself
Dear body Sorry for mistreating you And harming you While you kept trying To keep me alive Even when I didn’t Want to live At all You and me Never had a loving relationship But you are the only one That hasn’t given up on me And I thank you for that And I can … Continue reading Off The Topic Thursdays/ Dear Body
Hosted by thatartsyreadergirl. April 28: Books I Wish I Had Read As a Child. I’m going to try and find the most 10 essential trans books for me that I only dreamt of as a child. I know that this kind of posts doesn’t get as many views and likes as my others. But, posts like this … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday/ Books I Wish I Had As A Kid
I wasn’t planning to review this book which seems to become a new theme for me, but please hear me out. This book deals with a lot of essential trans-related topics to the point that my eyes are dying to sleep, but my brain won’t shut down until I put my thoughts on the page. … Continue reading Finding Tranquility: A Love Story by Laura Heffernan
First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first … Continue reading First Lines Fridays #13
We hear and see gender everywhere we are, and if you think about it, this starts way before we are born. When they find out they’re having a baby, they begin to plan based on the gender of the baby. If it is a boy, he needs to play sports, if it a girl, she … Continue reading Why Is Gender So Controlling?
I know that not everyone likes this type of post. However, I haven’t done a top 5 in a while, and it’s my way of giving you guy book recommends. I remove my hat for Jazz because coming out as trans when you’re an adult is hell for most people due to transphobia, let alone … Continue reading My Top Five Trans Memoirs
Believe it or not, I lived in Gozo for 18 years and did all my schooling there so, in theory, I should be happy to go back to it right? In a way, I need to write this down to rid of some of the pain in my chest even if risking to sound like … Continue reading Childhood Ramblings!