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I chose this life.
I chose to set myself up as an Outcast.
I chose to hear my best friends
Tell me that I am going to hell.
I chose to hear the words Dyke and Faggot
Spat through scornful lips in my direction.
I chose to lose the love of my Family.
To hear them say that I was sick.
That I was wrong.
I chose to place the dreams
Of marrying the person I love
In a file marked as classified
By popular demand.
I chose to have the doors of my church
Slammed in my face
Because apparently, I am the exception to
"Love your fellow man."
I chose to be chastised
For holding hands in public.
I chose to look over my shoulder
At every corner
Afraid for my life simply because
I fell in love.
I chose this life.
I chose to be a Lesbian.
For anyone who has ever been told that homosexuality is a choice...

Fortunately, few of these reflect my own personal experiences. However the countless Members of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community that face these things, and often worse, every day cannot be ignored. No one, and I mean NO ONE, would chose to live through that. And the sooner the biggoted individuals of the world get that fact very clearly implanted into their heads, the sooner we can live on a peaceful planet. <3
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MeiTheNinja Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Student General Artist
Love this!
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LovesHam1211 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014
There are 49 species of animals that have homosexuality, but only one has homophobics, can you guess what species it is?
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RabidCoydog Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Sad, but true.  I love this poem.
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CrikWing Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
Thank you so much for the kind words :)
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Vixenthecatandkeiko Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I wouldn't care if I'm lesbian! I would enjoy what I have! 
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CrikWing Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
Good for you!!! :D
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Vixenthecatandkeiko Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:3
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Hetaliamusicdrama1 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
<3
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CrikWing Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
<3 to you too!
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fuzed-ice Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
Hopefully this will help to make people more tolerant, or help in general
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