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Y Gene

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Y Gene

Hidden behind a mask of mascara and blush,
To not let others know is such a rush.
Behind painted nails and perfumed spray,
Doesn’t quite seem to take the pain away.

Born a lie, a gender mistake,
A simple y gene makes for a heartbreak.
confusion born from nature's faux pas,
who you are is just the luck of the draw

I'm still human it doesn't change who I am,
I am who I am I don't give a damn.
I look in the mirror and like who I see,
The beautiful woman is just inside of me.




*To those that wonder if it is me, No this poem is fiction just thought it needed to be said.

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  1. Date: 8/22/2012 3:36:00 PM
    the poem is always about me.

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 8:46:00 AM
    great thoughts Lisa,liked it

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 5:23:00 PM
    What a powerful and compelling piece. So well crafted with fine rhyming and strong emotion. Kudos, Lisa! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 5/30/2012 5:13:00 AM
    Wow - Lisa a very moving poem. Well done! I agree with James below.....Poetry can change the world, one reader to another......Shaz

  1. Date: 5/28/2012 9:25:00 AM
    ok ...well that clears that up...ha..I had a cousin... he was a gender bender...things were quite hilarious at times..a real doll...good stuff...mike

  1. Date: 5/28/2012 7:18:00 AM
    Lisa, I applaud your compassion! Poetry can change the world, one reader then another! Jimbo

  1. Date: 5/28/2012 2:05:00 AM
    grreat make-over inside out, lisa... we need self-pampering every now and then... never mind if we have a teenie bit of Y... awesome images!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 11:08:00 PM
    Hola, Hi Lisa, I feel as if i need some make-up-remover... he he he! Oh! Wait, about being born a mistake what exactly do you mean? ... I mean everthing is so wrong in my life, and still i manage with every look, i have to face, with or without a clowns painted face. My looks take me no where, I think it's my tossing and turning that keeps changing everthing about the women inside of me. By the way i was kidding about the make-up-remover, i like what i see, pain or no pain. I love your mighty poem,..thank you for taking the time and making me smile with your cute comment.. always~PD

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 9:54:00 PM
    The presence of a Y chromosome in a karyotype kept tennis pro Renee Richards out of Wimbledon competition back in the seventies. This is a fascinating write.