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A poem by Rogan Richards

I WISH I WAS BORN DENISE RICHARDS

Inspired by a Veronicas song, Born Bob Dylan.

 

 

If I don’t say anything, it’s wrong

If I say it, it doesn’t come out right

It’s been keeping me up all night

Half my life I’ve been told I’m wrong

So I had to stop self-hating myself

So I had to rebuild myself

If I shared all of me, would you run away?

Would I have to change my name

And write poetry to make you stay?

 

I wish I was born Denise Richards

The world is not enough to speak my feelings

I wish I stood up strong like Tammy

Would I be an alpha daddy?

Unafraid of the truth

Like a brave Starship Trooper

I didn’t know how it was gonna go

Even if the water was cold

Neve and I could be kings

And we’d be wild things

I wish I was born Denise Richards

 

They say either way you’ll win

As long as you agree with them

What is meant to be will be

But all their wisdom is filled with hate

I thought it would be easier if I was straight

A pretty girl like “Becky” Ann Leeman

I had to battle so many demons

And still make you like me

It was like being unseen

When I’m acting mean

‘Cause I was so depressed at fifteen

When I’m caught in between

I’m afraid

The real truth is eluding me

 

I wish I was born Denise Richards

The world is not enough to speak my feelings

I wish I stood up like Carmen Ibañez

Fought for what she says

Unafraid of the truth

Like a wishful Valentine

I didn’t know how it was gonna go

Even if the water was cold

Neve and I could be kings

And we’d be wild things

 

I wish I was born Denise Richards

 

Love has ripped me wide open at the seams

I’m not that tough

Wish you could hear the scared boy inside of me

But it’s not enough

Im so afraid ill fail

Even to this day

 

I wish I was born Denise Richards

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