April 4, 2019

Growing Awkward

by James Collins (author's profile)

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Growing Awkward

Living in this skin has been awkward
As a boy I grew with others' insults
Grafting their bruising into my conscience
Should I continue being tormented
My body has always been boyish
Tiny and undesirable by girls
With an elongated head
I took shelter under a floppy hat
My body grew on an uneven scale
Arms and legs that were not twins
And a penis that curves to the left
How did I ever managed to adjust
To this Frankinstein body
Now that I'm old, things did change
I can now see
That God had instilled beauty within me
How awkward it was not knowing

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