An Awakening

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Opening my heart to you

I was afraid of who I’d be

You tarried so long.
waiting for me.

I was afraid to die,
afraid of you.

But you could not leave,
or we would die.

I awakened to your love for me,
when you became my truth.

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

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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.

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