Me not You

  • This is me

  • not you

  • why should my choices affect you

  • why should who i love change your view on me

  • you’ve known me for years, does this one detail change me completely?

  • i hadn’t realized i changed any

  • just because i hold her hand and hug her and confide in her

  • well what’s it to you

  • its my life

  • my love

  • my trust i’m choosing to give out

  • how does that change our relationship

  • i didn’t lie to you, i was only being honest

  • not keeping secrets, thats what we’re suppose to do right?

  • or is it ok to judge me, to treat me differently because one of my choices that affect my life alone

  • or should

  • affect me and only me

  • but somehow it’s like i’ve insulted you

  • how could that be?

  • how could who i love do that much to you

  • it shouldn’t be a problem

  • yet its the only issue you focus on

  • you don’t need to fix me

  • i don’t need to change

  • if i offend you that much you need to change or leave

  • i’d rather you stay, open your mind and just accept a simple fact and be done with this

  • but for some reason it keeps coming up

  • one minor detail of my personality

  • seeming little to other parts of me

  • yet you won’t stop will you

  • you won’t let me be happy

  • you won’t let me live my life how i want

  • you won’t just drop the conflict you have with this

  • why?

  • this is me, it shouldn’t offend you

  • affect

  • bother

  • have an issue with

  • have a conflict with

  • judge me for

  • ….why?

  • this is me

  • not you

  • so just....let me be happy

  • let me love

  • let me trust

  • let me be who i want to be

  • my love has nothing to do with you

  • or anyone

  • or anything that tries to stop us

  • we are together, so?

  • i love her

  • she loves me

  • where are you in that

  • where?

  • why are you putting yourself in this

  • how does this affect you

  • i’m not kissing her in front off everyone

  • i’m not showing off and getting everyone's attention

  • if you notice our fingers intertwined while we walk

  • well it shouldn’t affect you

  • a guy can hold a girls hand

  • a guy can can hold his girl and kiss her

  • show the world she is his

  • if i even tried i could be asked to leave

  • frowned at, looked down on, whispered about

  • please explain to me the difference

  • of me holding her hand

  • and you holding a girls hand

  • what is different?

  • you can marry

  • live together in whatever city, state, or country

  • i have to leave the state to get married.

  • i can’t enter some countries without fearing for my life

  • how is that right?

  • if you can

  • why can’t i?

  • this is my life, my choice, my love

  • why should it affect you

  • if your life love and choices on who

  • do no affect me

  • i could care less

  • just be happy

  • thats all i want for you

  • why can’t that be all you want for me?

  • why are we so different because i’m honest

  • this is who i am

  • its not a choice

  • it just happens

  • i can’t help it, only hide it, and i don’t to hide anymore

  • if you don’t have to

  • don’t need to

  • then neither should i

  • and i won’t

  • so get use to it

  • this is me
  • no you
The End

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