I used to know a girl
With the prettiest blue eyes
And the softest lips ever
And this is how she died
She liked girls, just like me
This girl named Sarah Gray
And kids at school would say things like,
"You stupid, ugly gay!"
As if this wasn't bad enough
Every night at home
She had to hide herself from parents
Who were religious homophobes
Then one night we were at a park
Kissing and holding hands
When an elderly couple walked passed us and said
"You faggots, you both need a man!"
And before they walked away
They gripped their coffee cups
Spat on the ground, swearing
And splashed hot coffee all over us
We went to her house, Sarah Gray in tears
We were in her room when her mother walked in
She saw our shared kiss and screamed
"Get out you lesbian bitch!"
The very next day at school
I found my girlfriend, Sarah Gray
I held her in my arms and asked
"What did your parents say?"
She looked up at me
Her face wet with tears
And what confused and scared me
Was that her eyes were filled with fea