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Mar 2019
(...or, “to Mother”)

When I removed my mask of being straight,

She removed her mask of motherly love.

How could she, seeing 17 year old me, claim to have had no clue?

How could I, seeing 50 year old her, been so intentionally ignorant?
Merri Kathryn
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Merri Kathryn  61/Trans Female/Seattle
(61/Trans Female/Seattle)   
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