When you don't see yourself in the looking-glass

"Once upon a time" goes the story

But I can't help but find it boring

Because it's filled with heteronormies

And no representation for me.

 

I want to read one where the princess

Doesn't fall in love with her knight unless

That knight is another princess

Looking for her place in a world with no acceptance.

 

Show me myself in the stories I read

Representation's not a want, but a need

Change Prince Eric to Erica, Phillip to Phoebe

And show, finally, that it's ok to be me.

This poem is about: 
Me
Our world
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