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A vague view...
A damp doubt,
Dripping with suspicion.
Ripped resolutions,
Scattered in the wet puddle of my sexuality.
What type of puddle?
It's labeled now.

Feels like a fire kindling,
Burning up the old me.
Leaving my bones and joints
Bolts and screws of me.

Expectations of what's to come.
What is to come?

The chains cling,
Squeezing my childhood,
Until the truth trickles out.
Though the clues have been known all along.

Now a queen is born,
A sovereign of who?

I'm gay.

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danielle4 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 29, 2009 at 7:02 pm:
Sorry, I don't know why but it enterted anonymously by mistake. My username here is danielle4
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CLPage1989 said...
Sept. 28, 2009 at 4:02 pm:
I have no idea who wrote this, but it is VERY beautiful. I think this is a great poem about sexuality and judgement. I rated it five stars and hope others do the same. Great job Anonymous author.
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jah94 said...
Sept. 27, 2009 at 8:59 pm:
I love this... so much.
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Ajanae D. said...
Sept. 27, 2009 at 12:21 am:
i really like this.
halfasianpersuasion replied...
May 11, 2010 at 12:07 pm :
i love this poem and i can completely relate. i am not gay but i am bisexual. thanks for giving me the chance to read this poem. Love it!!! :)
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