It's Time to Be Me

How long have I lived for others? How long have I tried to fit in?

I push down my wants and needs I ignore my own feelings I put on a mask so everyone else will accept me

How far back does it go? How long have I been afraid?

I had questions I never asked Feelings I never expressed Options I never explored all so I wouldn't be laughed at

I don't know how long I may never know But I accept myself now So I'm finished pretending

It's time to be me

#Poetry #BeYourself #Trans #SelfLove

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