Pride — A Poem about Shame

I remain unbowed

Mrs. Capricious
Prism & Pen

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Photo by Cecilie Johnsen on Unsplash

Let me tell you about a little word: Pride
Pride is what happens when you decide to stop letting shit slide
When you take the barbs, and you take the slights
When you claw from the depths and scale the heights

Back straight, chest out, I stand proud
Despite the world’s efforts, I remain…

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Mrs. Capricious
Prism & Pen

Capricious by name, steadfast by nature. Trans femme dyke. Smutsmith. Provocateur. Witch. Poet. Slut. Idiot.