Untitled Gender

I wasnt a boy back then
I wasnt a girl, either
A boy denied boyhood
A girl misplaced
A child left ashamed

I wasnt a girl back then
I wasnt a boy, either
A ghost of a boy
A girl misshapen
A child left uncomfortable

I wasnt a boy back then
I wasn’t a girl either
Boyhood is meant to be swinging, laughing, running
Girlhood is meant to be climbing, joking, dancing
Childhood is not meant to be solitude

My boyhood vacated
My girlhood mangled
I have grown into myself
I am the man I always have been
And was meant to be

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