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How do I tell you Mother? (part 1)
by ZaKiYa Online

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yearning for the continued love of ones mother before during and after "coming out" tell her about your sexuality.

 


 


Mother how should I say this?


how should I say this without knowing for sure


Correction I know but


But is it a big deal to me?


No!!!   but its something you may need to know


I'm gay


Yep there I said it


Now what?


Will you turn your back?


Will you disown me as you always swore?


hey if so I will be sad


But I wont die or turn back


For I remain the little girl that you use to hug and tuck in bed,


for I feel no shame 


but want love just the same


people look at me and don't have a clue


people joke about gays with me without a hint of my life


Do I conceal it well or are they just that dumb?


for my life is the same


I do nothing else different


I still love and care as always


I'm still open, honest and respectful


for my life IS the same


love comes in many different ways


love comes in many colors


love comes from pain


love come from joy


no matter what love comes ---and it has for me


I hope you can understand


and just love all the same


because I STILL am the little girl that you use to tuck in bed


And say I love you don't let the bed bugs bite


 


 


 


 

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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/17/2003
(((zakiya *love your name*)))

heartfelt, thought provoking write

"...because i still am the little girl that you used to tuck in bed
and say i love you don't let the bed bugs bite." my mom used to say the same thing to me...she's been dead 13 years, how i miss her.

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :(

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