Waste.You are a waste of creation,Waste. in Free Verse More Like This
For you made the decision,
to be gay.
How dare you betray me.
Don't you dare look this way.
You are in the wrong.
What a disappointment you are.
You read the Good Word.
You try your hardest to live God's way.
Following your heart,
Is the wrong way to go.
How dare you try to be happy.
Your sin is so horrid.
Not even God could forgive.
For you love another woman.
You are better off dead.
Praying won't save.
Living as a Christian won't matter.
It's not like you stole or committed murder.
There is no accepting,
For the thing that you are.
Just A Phase... Maybe Not.This might be a phase,Just A Phase... Maybe Not. in Free Verse More Like This
It'll only last a week,
Just like anything else,
It will surly pass.
I'll go back to living,
Life I thought I hated.
That's just a phase,
Just be a little curious.
That's what all my friends say.
They make me think,
That what they say is true.
That I'm not suppose to be this way;
Its just a quick phase of life,
That will lead me down that right way.
They might be right,
I might be wrong.
But there's one problem
With this just being a phase.
But with years of lying about it,
With years of hiding myself.
I know this isn't just a phase.
Its something much to real.
Alien Spirits: IntroLow and mournful, the cry whispered through my half-open window, carrying with it a dozen memories of Halloween and bad horror films. Glancing to my side, I saw Tree sleeping peacefully, eyes closed, breathing even; if the midnight song hadn't woken my slumbering spouse, there was a chance it meant nothing, that the large bird calling from the woods at the edge of our garden was just another lonely soul looking for company. But even as I slipped from beneath the autumn quilt, I knew better. Tree is brilliant with earth spirits - if they can still be called such so far away from our species' planet of origin - a culmination of billions of years worth of evolution from peoples who spoke to the guardians of the steppes and the forest as easily as today one computer might talk to another. Almost always, she knows the will and words of the earth spirits before I do, but just as my love knows the souls of the dirt and leaves in the marrow of her bones, I feel the energy of the water and wildAlien Spirits: Intro in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
IT GETS BETTERTo all those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer, to all those who are young and old, to all those who are being bullied and think that your life is just absolute hell, I'm here to tell you something, something that I think all of you should know: IT GETS BETTER.IT GETS BETTER in Spirit Day More Like This
Like many of you, I was shocked and devastated about the tragic suicides that took place in Fall 2010 and again this Fall 2011. These bright young students were constantly picked on and bullied severely because they were gay or perceived as gay. I know some of you who read this are probably saying right now, "Oh, you know how kids are, they can be so cruel, kids are going to bully regardless". Those who have said it or are even thinking those words as I am speaking, you know who you are. I am letting you know how bad this hurts me as a student who once was looking for the support she never got when she was bullied and harassed in middle school. But I'm getting way off topic. This isn't
RememberingThe worst part is remembering.Remembering in Free Verse More Like This
Remembering the feel of his shirt,
the sound of his laugh,
the roll of his eyes when Michelle Bachman opens her mouth,
the security of his embrace,
the warmth of his unique love,
the fact that he misses me too.
That's the killer.
I Love a BoyEvery part of me wants him.I Love a Boy in Free Verse More Like This
Body and Soul
ache for the unattainable.
His soft golden hair whispers
His deep blue eyes implore
I long for his touch.
Being near him, without being with him
I will roll over and see his smile,
blissfully content as mine.
I TriedI did my damnedest to forgetI Tried in Free Verse More Like This
about the way he made me feel.
That, uh-holy amalgamation of
sickness and happiness
I had come to call
I tried so hard,
so hard to get over
that remarkable beauty.
Those compassionate eyes,
that trim physique,
have stayed with me.
Against my will,
to love him.
Midnight Ravings of Love and LossI feel nothing.Midnight Ravings of Love and Loss in Free Verse More Like This
I have no reason to go to sleep in the evening,
I have no reason to get up in the morning.
He did this.
He changed me.
He was at the center of the best moment of my young life
and when everything I knew came crashing down, with him to blame
he helped me rebuild.
His soft voice and vulgar humor sustained me.
His eyes, his hair, his body seduced me.
His laugh, his mere existence brought me happiness
I owe him everything.
He changed me.
He was my reason to go to sleep in the evening,
He was the reason to get up in the morning.
He was my world.
He forced me to feel
He made me feel love
Even if it was all one sided,
he made me feel.
I'm sure I'll miss those feelings
I know I'll miss him.
But, right now, I can't tell.
I feel nothing.
The World I Want To Live InI want to live in a world where no one has to come out. I want nobody to ever have to go through that emotional and physical torture. I want there to be no reason to come out. Because in this new world, it wouldn't matter! Nobody would care who another person loves, because it's love and none of their business!The World I Want To Live In in Emotional More Like This
I want to live in a world where no one cares. I want apathy, not acceptance. Because, there's no need for acceptance because there's no chance of rejection! There's nothing wrong with it, so rejection and persecution are logically ruled out. I don't want to hear this dialogue ever again "I'm gay." "Good for you!" Good for you? You don't hear "good for you" for being born with hazel eyes or being heterosexual. Honestly, there is no difference, stop perpetuating one! It's just like when a little kid gets hurt, you don't tell the kid they're hurt, because if you did, they would freak out. If we never recognize it as a difference, then there won't be one! Everybody is the
EpiphanyI'm pointlessly sitting in the bitter windEpiphany in Free Verse More Like This
goosebumps all over
thinking to myself
it would be worth it
if i was keeping him warm.
I Said ItThe words flew out,I Said It in Free Verse More Like This
after years of denial,
repression and prayer.
A warm chill consumed my person,
as much as a contradiction as I feel.
I gasped at what I had done.
Why did I do it?
Why did I tell HIM??
Why am I even asking these questions?
For the first time in years,
I feel good.
I want to shout it from the top of this little town
and yet I feel more repressed than ever.
I realize the consequences of my actions,
of my words.
Third ChildThird child, feels like a mistake.Third Child in Free Verse More Like This
Parents care more about boxed wine,
than the gold star on the fridge.
Choir concerts, unattended.
Try to fill the void with rebellion.
Desperate to hear those coveted words from
Lays in a different stranger's apartment every night,
cries in vain,
Needs a daddy.
Random Snippets on LGBT RightsRandom Snippets on LGBT Rights in Stories & Vignettes More Like This
The following people can marry:
* those with a past history of rape or murder
* active members of the Ku Klux Klan or Nazi Party
* people with late-stage AIDS or terminal cancer
* Britney Spears and Kevin Federline
The following people cannot marry:
* lesbians and gay men who love and support each other unconditionally
The following people find this unacceptable:
* any person we would want creating binding laws on our behavior
"Marriage isn't sacred! Not in America, where we have 'The Bachelor' and 'The Bachelorette' and 'Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire' and 'Who Wants to Marry a Midget'!" --Chris Rock
" 'Don't [let gay people] get married.' Well, why not? You don't have to go to the wedding; you don't have to buy them anything. It doesn't matter! It doesn't have any effect on your life; why the f*** do you care?" --Louis CK, comedian
" 'How am I supposed to explain to my child... that two men are getting married?' [shrugs] I don't know; it's YOUR kid. YOU f***i