I’ve been trying to figure it out.
How is it that a community
Hell bent on correcting everyone’s personal views
On sexuality, gender, race, class, patriarchy ect.
Is completely unaware and unwilling
To acknowledge the many elephants
In the waiting room.
Elephants like me, fat tranny asshole—
Waiting in literal waiting rooms for
Years and years before GRS surgery—
Elephants like sex and gender on drag race—
Making all the amab trans people less of a boundary to break than an afab
Elephants like class and wealth as it is distributed
Across the queer community—unevenly—
How is it that those elephants
While all the other elephants
How many tricks do I have to learn
Before I’m thought of as an intelligent,
Social, sexual, reverent,
How many bow ties does it take
Before they let Dumbo into the circus?