Whether you’re male or female,
Whether you’re gay or straight,
Or in-between on your way to becoming,
In and out of whatever transition
You see yourself aiming for,
Wanting to land there at all costs.
The what you like or don’t like,
What you put where and with whom,
Insert, unscrew, playing house in
You’re diddly-squat romper room.
Whether you’re liberal or conservative,
Whether you’re white or black,
Or any of the shades of sweet frangipane;
From Europe to Down Under, Canada to Brunei.
All the isms that separate and join us
Mean nothing at all without
Without a living wage that lends a hand
To the democratic ideals of Liberty and
Freedom. The Equality that we all lust for
Only comes when we stand up. Speak out.
LISTEN with passion. The order of the day
Arrives only when you grasp the ME in the OTHER.