Alienated

Alienated

Shoot me, I’m gay.

Hunt me down, I am an animal.

A bit queer is all I am but hey

That’s enough reason to make it a murder day.

*

Black and gay

I’m the perfect sport.

No need to wait for hunting season.

The chase has already begun.

*

What happened to the constitution?

What happened to fundamental human rights?

Oh my bad! It slipped my mind

I am not human. At least not to them.

*

“You’re not wanted and you’re barely tolerated!”

Okay, point understood. Let me blend into society.

I promise to walk only with my kind.

Oh no, I forget I have a contagious disease.

 I must be locked up in a place made for murderers.

*

I walk this life with my head down

My pride battered, my existence threatened,

My future predestined, my eternity damned.

Despised and rejected, all for a love I cannot control.

*

It’s Mother Nature’s fault

But I pay the toll

All I ask is leave me to go with flow

And live my life as nothing but the protagonist of the day

I need to stop crying because I’m gay

Please keep this hate to the bay.

*

How many more dead queers will we lay?

Written by iAmNotAPerv

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13 Comments

  1. Mr. Fingers
    September 24, 07:55 Reply

    how many more dead queers will we lay?

    Good question. Thoughts to ponder over for the day.

    • iAmNotAPerv
      September 24, 11:33 Reply

      I’m sorry if i have brought gloom to your saturday. *offers you peace offering of coldstone ice cream, three pizza slices and one cute man*

  2. Mandy
    September 24, 08:08 Reply

    Shoot me, I’m gay.
    Hunt me down, I am an animal.

    Perfect summary of the dangerous homophobic nature of this country. I watched a video today of some men who had entrapped a guy who came for a hookup dressed like a girl, with makeup and weave-on and skimpy dress. everything on fleek. Evidently a trans girl. They videoed themselves humiliating this guy with questions and slaps. It was just saddening.

    The day I pray for will come to Nigeria, whether we like it or not. Equality will be ours. Thanks for this iamnotaperv

    • iAmNotAPerv
      September 24, 11:31 Reply

      @Mandy This is a really sad thing to hear about. At this point all i am begging for is live and let live. How would they feel if we setup a straight man, took him and started beating him? I honestly anticipate the day that 14 years law will be taken down. i anticipate the day that i won’t mentally add 14 years to my current age to see when i’ll get out of jail because i am in love with the same sex.
      Thank you for reading this

    • iAmNotAPerv
      September 24, 11:34 Reply

      Aye! One day we won’t have to say this anymore because we will be free

  3. Delle
    September 24, 10:40 Reply

    Totally beautiful. Message well received.
    Thanks love.

    • iAmNotAPerv
      September 24, 11:36 Reply

      Thank you Delle. *blushes* I’m glad you enjoyed this piece. It’s more of a rant than poetry really

  4. oys
    September 26, 13:14 Reply

    This is so touching…Thank you!

    • iAmNotAPerv
      September 26, 21:43 Reply

      No, thank you. I am always glad when my words reach home

  5. Ben
    December 28, 20:38 Reply

    What a beautiful piece.. well done!

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