Let's get one thing straight,
Not how you were expecting that to go,
Hi, my name is Lauren.
Now, this face you see is one of a female.
This voice is high pitched, and my hips are wide.
Even though you see one of the many girls who cover the earth,
I see facial hair, broad shoulders and an Adam's apple.
I was assigned a gender at birth, and branded with a name.
That is not me.
My mother yells out Lauren.
My mind yells out Shayne.
I am not your little girl anymore.
I am not who you see.
Hi, my name is