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     What is love?      Love is a feeling of deep affection for someone in this world.  Love can lead you in the right direction. Love is a romantic dreamworld.      But most people judge,
At age twelve, I was afraid of myself. I could not explain my soul, or even recognize it, because I was convinced it was evil. A childhood bathed in fear and anxiety, all in the name of holiness, 
To my 18-year-old self, I know you are scared Because it took you forever To admit to yourself That you might be gay.   I know you’re confused Because you’ve liked boys before, too
Love is love, sex is sex. If God hated gays why would they exist? It's not a choice, it's how they are, they accept you, it's not so hard. They want respect, not remorse, give them their rights don't tear them apart.
people see me and they think  theres a girl far from girly for they see my plaid button up shirt,
you keep sayong i choose to be this way then there are the mean words you say if i had the choice i dont know what i would do  but i wouldnt change it for you  
(this poem was presented at the 2014 EKU Alphabet center pride pageant )  
  Dear MOM, I know I never said this,
When I was a little girl I was scaredto tell the world that the other little girldown the road had a crush on me.Because I was worried that cruel peoplewould mock her or through stonesas she passed by,
13 years have passed.   To the day I walked into class.
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