Telling me you have an open mind makes you think
you are safe and that you will allow yourself to be friends with me.
I am a minority:
With a friendly smile, you tell me you have no problem with how I live my life.
It made me worry about you though when you told me this.
Here is why….
Do you need to know that I accept who you are?
You are the majority:
Do you feel safe with me, or do you just assume it?
You do not know me or my story, I do not know yours.
Like you, maybe I did not have a choice but to be who I am.
If I did not have a choice but to be born this way, am
I any different than you?
I exist even if your mind is closed.
I exist even if you hate and reject my lifestyle and my culture.
If you had simply accepted me and loved me unconditionally
as a human being would there have been the need to share that you had an
By Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez
March, 10th, 2018