the naming of a king

 a name is not something you are born with 
fresh-faced and stupid lying 
upside down in a cradle 
no one knows who you are 
and you least of all. 
you live through the ages of 
3 to 17 learning to be yourself 
in all the ways that are 
and if at 23 or 27 you realise 
that maybe you were wrong 
you can always live again 
experienced: exceptional 

Finn Rose

Finn Rose is the pseudonym of a 25-year-old transmasculine poet, fiction writer and overall creative from Germany. His works primarily deal with loss, tragedy and the subsequent healing through reclaiming and reforming identity. You can follow Finn Rose on twitter and tiktok @finnrosewrites.
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