You say life begins with a heartbeat, but does mine no longer beat to keep me alive. Am I not a person?

My life matters more.

There, I said it.

The life of the born trumps the unborn

unless the woman bearing the unborn child, who is flesh of her…

My sister is dead. How can I sleep?

The thought plagues me as I try to close my eyes. My sister died. My sister, she died.

The words don’t seem real, yet they’re all too familiar like I’ve rehearsed this moment in my mind another time, another place. Did I…

This isn’t about lipstick.

Wear the goddamn lipstick, I told myself.

Wear the lipstick.

You’re only here for a little while.

One day, no one will ever see you smile.

Again.

Wear the lipstick, if that’s what you choose.

Who cares if it’s not “your” style. You make the rules.

MJ Corkern

“People like to laugh at you cause they are all the same; I would rather we just go our different way than play the game.” -Pink

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