everything you told us we couldn't

We are built from everything 

you told us we couldn’t be. 

You told us we couldn’t be loud 

so we screamed in silence and 

everyone heard. 

You told us we couldn’t matter. 

We believed you then decided 

fuck you 

and made ourselves matter. 

You told us we couldn’t change the world 

so we fought and we are. 

You told us we couldn’t be ourselves 

so we made flags to fly and labels 

if we wanted them for ourselves. 

We are lgbtqia and racially diverse 

and everything you never let us be. 

You said 

we couldn’t 

we couldn’t 

we couldn’t 

so 

we did 

we did 

we did.

 

This poem is about: 
Our world

Comments

Ra_ees_Lechet

True to the bone.......we did

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