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Confession
Author: Faith

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I have a confession
You may not like
I have a confession
That might make us fight
But I can no longer play pretend
And I want you to know who I really am

Mom I know you want the best for me
I need this confession to set me free
From living my life as a lie
In fears you no longer be by my side

So here it goes I will say...
...Mom I'm gay
And I hope you can accept me anyways

------- Author's Notes -------

I wrote this poem for my mom but I am scared to let her know in fears of losing my friendship with her. So I'm not sure what to do comments on poem and suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

32 (4.248.239.159) -- Tuesday, May 17 2005, 11:14 pm

Truth is best

I came out to my mom when i was 17, she was upset at first, but you must remember, your mom loves YOU as a person, for everything you are.. honesty is best.. be your own person and be happy.
Faith (216.167.226.93) -- Wednesday, May 18 2005, 12:34 am

Thank You

I wanted to say thank you 32 for the advise it's always nice to hear what others have to say.
Angel in Tears (81.157.221.252) -- Wednesday, May 18 2005, 07:01 pm

...

If your friendship is so strong between you, then there will be nothing to get in the way. As long as your true to yourself, people will support you and be there for you. Shine with confidence, and never hide who you are! Wishing you luck, although you won't need it my friend,
Faith (216.167.226.93) -- Thursday, May 19 2005, 04:11 am

Angel in Tears

Thank you for your advise it was much needed and it's nice to see a talented poet leave a comment on one of my poems...your words of wisdom helps out a lot once again thank you.
Terrie* (65.148.211.175) -- Thursday, May 19 2005, 06:56 am

Faith ,

as a mum myself, there is nothin' that can break the bond and friendship between a parent and their child biological or other..especially a mum.she may possibly have a moment , but most certain it will not last long, because you are a miracle to her and you are alive! only ignorance can interfere, we all learn to accept one another no matter what before and durin' birth. her love for you will not lock up, have "Faith" Faith, there's gotta be a great birth story behind your name..we are all there in spirit for you..
Gem_13 (81.97.143.190) -- Friday, May 20 2005, 05:33 pm

maybe she will be understanding

you should put your fears aside and tell her because it could bring you closer
Faith (216.167.226.93) -- Saturday, May 21 2005, 08:15 pm

Terrie and Gem_13

Thank you for advise means a lot you took the time to share your thoughts.
 
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