Homo-Sapien | Teen Ink


April 15, 2011
By WynterPage95 ELITE, Monticello, Arkansas
WynterPage95 ELITE, Monticello, Arkansas
164 articles 8 photos 76 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's better to burn out than to fade away..." -Kurt Cobain

If you saw me on the street,
You probably wouldn't even notice.
If you saw me getting mugged,
You would probably mutter you obligated apologies.
If you saw that I had died,
You would probably think "oh poor guy",
And continue on your way.
But if you saw me, a man, holding my boyfriend's hand,
Everything would change.
I would no longer be a normal person.
But I would turn into a disgusting freak.
An outcast unworth of your mere humane pity.
But hold on, what has really changed?
I'm still that same passer-by on the street.
I still have five fingers and toes.
A nose, two eyes, two ears, a mouth.
Everything you have,
Except a different target of attraction.
There's a difference inbetween pedophilia and homosexuality.
Martin Luther King was allowed to dream,
To stand for his beliefs,
Why can't I?
Why can't I fight for my own right to live my own life,
In a country that demands equality?
Because remember without that picture,
I was a normal person,

The author's comments:
This was inspired by one of my very good friends who is gay.
Discrimination is not bravery...

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on Oct. 8 2011 at 7:43 pm
billlover420 GOLD, Justin, Texas
12 articles 0 photos 70 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boy, when you're dead, they really fix you up. I hope to hell when I do die somebody has sense enough to just dump me in the river or something. Anything except sticking me in a goddam cemetery.  People coming and putting a bunch of flowers on your stomach on Sunday, and all that crap. Who wants flowers when you're dead? Nobody. ~J.D. Salinger,The Catcher in the Rye,

this piece is very true people would rater see 2 guys holding guns or weapons other than holding hands its not fair at all