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Nobody understood me before. Awkward. Child. Girl. Nobody understands me now. Awkward. Teen. Boy. Nobody will ever understand me. Awkward. Adult. Man. Some people think I am daring.
A little about me before reading this poem.
I've got a question foryou teacher, what happensif it's not a girl and boy?How am I supposed to love someoneand be safe with someone ifthey don't fit into those boxes?How am I supposed to protect
  Eyes glitter Lips red Heels high Smile wide A girl out with her friends Salvation is a club downtown The one with the rainbow lights She’s found her home
Little girl, Nose stuffed in journals all day, longing You never come out to play, they say But you're just waiting for the chance It feels like epochs have gone by; it's only been a few years
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