i keep on growing.
my thighs as big as
tree trunks, my waist
thick, even when i suck
it in, although i’ve stopped
trying. i stand, feet shoulder
width apart, and brace my back
against the corners of this house.
it’s always been too small. but never
before was i strong enough to break out.
Leon is a geeky queer feminist androgyne. They write speculative fiction centering queer characters. You can find them on Twitter @other_echoes, where they talk about gender, sexuality, fundamentalism, and Wonder Woman boxer briefs.