Submit your work, meet writers and drop the ads. Become a member
Dec 2022
if i exposed myself,
every feeling,
every thought,
every miniscule detail
that forms my body,
my brain,
my identity—

i would be dead to you.

(thankfully, though,
i’ve gotten the memo early.)

it’s obvious now,
you never wanted a child.

you wanted a robot, ready to reprogram.
a servant, to do your bidding.
a doll, to dress up the way you want.

you wanted perfection,
not a child.

you wanted perfection,
not me.

you are not my god,
and i will never be made in your image.
—and i know you will never accept me
chasing rain
Written by
chasing rain  22/Non-binary/hiding in bed
(22/Non-binary/hiding in bed)   
2.3k
 
Please log in to view and add comments on poems