Article Title:Leave me Alone
Category:NZ Writing
Author or Credit:Nola Richards
Published on:30th July 2006 - 10:29 pm
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Story ID:4691
Text:Inspired by Destiny Church Verse 1 Did you really thing that picket sign, would make me change inside? Did you really think that maybe it's just something in my mind? Maybe if I read your book I'll learn from it to hide The very thing that makes me who I am, do I deny? Pre-Chorus I'm not the one spreading the hate Just want to be me, and liberate Chorus Would you leave me alone? Cos I'm only human Can't help who I am, exist as I stand Nothing you say, will make me go away Just leave me alone Enough separation Do we have to take sides, another divide Nothing you pray, will make me go away Verse 2 Ignorance, intolerance you've become a big excresence, Marching down the streets with signs, to rid of my existence So to love the same's a sin, and thats my biggest crime? Think the worlds got bigger things, with which to spend your time Pre- Chorus I'm not the one spreading the hate, I will be me, and you exasperate Chorus Outro I breathe, I eat, I sleep, I weep. I love, I hurt, I care, I learn. I work, relax and pay my tax. I pay my rent, am I so different? welcomes short-format writing based on the joy of being gay or lesbian, whether it be verse, essays, anecdotes or personal insights. The format is not important, the joy is. Email your contributions to us, acknowledging that copyright beyond the environment of remains with the author, that the work is original, and that is authorised to publish it.     Nola Richards - 30th July 2006
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