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(had to make it for an thama at school)

I still see them
My friends
If friends you
Can call them
For once they knew it
I only saw disgrace
And hate
Up on their faces
And of course
It went like an
Walking flame
Through the school
As I once walked
With peace in
I now walked with
War in school
As I came home
My father grabs me
By my arms
And shouted at me
Of being normal
And to not be an
Freak
And with that last word
There came a flame
Out of my mouth
A flame
Of words
And then I went
To my room
And put the music loud
And I fell asleep
Eventuality
I was dreaming
About school
Unfortunely
I was not
Dreaming
At all
I heard the words
Behind me
Gayster, miss gaylie
Faggot, mister chick
I could not even
Sit normally
At the cafeteria
After all
My life does not belong
Anymore
I can say it
To my father
Though he will ignore
Me
Every single second he can
I do not feel save anymore
Neither home
Nor school
Nor outside
I shall write it all down
So that when they find this
They can see who the
Guilty ones are
And now
I only see
The shadows of life
And yet still
Im asking my self
If I did not flew
What will they then
Still have said
To me
Or in the future
Though still why
Cant some just accept it
That It truly exist
What is wrong

With not being straight?


------
S.k


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The following comments are for "With not being straight"
by Naijerana

Some notes.
I don't think your line breaks lend to the feel you're trying to give here. It feels accusatory to me, and the lines make it feel feeble. I think something more like this would work well:
I still see them-- my friends
If friends you can call them
I think the line spacing changes the way you say it, therefore changing the tone. I like the subject, and appreciate the dilemma.
-Casey

( Posted by: shefallssoftly [Member] On: February 23, 2005 )





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