A Bisexual Atheist’s Poem to Her Religious Mother

The rhymes may sound forced, but the sentiment is powerful. Shannon wrote it for her mother after coming out to her as a bisexual… and then having to deal with her mom’s “bigoted view on the subject.”

When it comes to sexuality
You are as biased as you are pious
I try to understand your mentality
Why the Bible is supposedly good morality
When it is mostly agony there, tragedy
Why the only unforgivable sin is blasphemy
While a dead gay kid is only a casualty
When will you see it is insanity

You should stop kneeling
Stop praying for healing
Start showing true feeling
It’s quite appealing

(Thanks to Matt for the link)

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  • Andrew Pfaff

    Skills. She’s pretty good with words.

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  • Ndonnan

    A lot of pain and anger here.I would love to hear a reply from her mother,in poetry of course

  • http://squeakysoapbox.com/ Rich Wilson

    I have to admit, that wasn’t the response I expected from you.  Thanks.

  • Ndonnan

    Belive me it would have been different if she wasnt a young girl