Dysphoria

I want my biceps to enlarge


My pelvis to slim


My chin to diminish


& my jaw to harden.

My naked body and I are at peace-


For as long as I can disguise it.

What if all the female empowerment in the world


Still makes me just want to be called “handsome”


With real endearment?

Poem: Rhiannon Morgan

Illustration: Söberland

 

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