Trans Woman: To Be Human, Moonchallenge: Ask Yourself Empowering Questions…№ 1: What does it mean to be human?

Selfie of the author

Is it right I have my father’s eyes?
The man who took a curve and died.
In a light blue ’67 Bug
Puowaina is where his grave is dug
I learned I had to be a man
Strong, but kind — the hero brand
Humanity, my saving grace
That allows me to create my face
Now, and forever more
This māhū wahine knows the…