today i smile

today i smile because

     for years  i have denied who  i am

today i smile because 

i was scared to come out

today i smile because 

i was too proud to admit mom was right

today i smile because

my insecurities about my differences made me wanna cry

today i smile because

 i tried to fake it until i made it but never quite made it 

today i smile because 

 i knew all along i was different

today i smile because 

being myselffeels so amazing

today i smile because  

i finally feel like i belong somewhere

today i smile because  

theres hope for others to enjoy the happiness i feel

today i smile because 

  i finally accepted myself

today i smile because 

im gay 

 

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My community

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