Resistance Poetry
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Resistance Poetry

Thoughts

Photo by Bermix Studio on Unsplash

They thought they had us pegged.
Were their thoughts safe for us?
Did they lead to the death of our identity,
or death because of our identity?

We knew what thoughts could do.
A gateway for actions, unjust, unjustified.
A jeweled dagger, in the heart of who we are.
Hatred beyond recompense.

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Patsy Starke

Patsy Starke

Registered Nurse, Transgender Woman In a lifelong transition, Parent, Grandparent, Normal every day run of the mill person, realizing my place here.