I Am Proud by Soleil Socrates (A Poem of Hope!) I am proud of who I amI Am Proud by Soleil Socrates (A Poem of Hope!) in Concrete Poetry More Like This
Who I love, and what I stand for.
I am GAY
I am a LESBIAN
I am BISEXUAL
I am a TRANSGENDER
I am QUEER
Therefore I say,
"I am proud, it's nice to meet you."
So many hate us,
and I can only say that: They are jealous!
Like the great MOTHER MONSTER said:
"YOU ARE BORN THIS WAY"
You ARE born this way, And who are they to tell you otherwise.
Who are they to tell you who NOT to love, and WHOM you should love.
THAT IS YOUR CHOICE, AND YOURS ALONE.
Do NOT let someone tell you different, because their lying.
It is WRONG to turn away when people call you names.
NAMES that could help you decided whether you LIVE or DIE.
It is NOT WRONG to be PROUD. So stand tall and say it LOUD.
You do realize if someone turns you away, that right there my friend is...
The biggest sin in my book.
And to all who may think I am going to...