The Pledge of Allegiance

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 14:23 -- sydsweg



I pledge allegiance

To the flag

I remember the day

My best friend said

“I think I might be gay”

He couldn’t tell his parents ‘cause he’d be dead

I said, “don’t worry, it’s okay”

Hell, I knew already anyway

Of the United States of America

And to the republic

Public schools with kids in them who cannot be themselves

For which it stands

“Stand up”, they say

Be different

It’s okay

One nation

But in our nation

In our realm of education

They don’t mean it

Under God

God sees them as abominations


Divisible are the families

Who do not accept their sons and daughters

With liberty

Liberty will never be found

If we do not learn

And justice

Justice is not something

That should have to be earned

For all

All are entitled to equal rights

Marriage is a human right

Not a heterosexual privilege

But this is America

Home of the free

Isn’t it?


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