I Want to Tell You Something
You Should Know
I want to tell you something you should
Something that you might not want to hear.
It is, however,
true of me, and so
If you would know me, I must make it clear.
a woman who loves other women.
I could not, nor would want to be aught
I am your daughter and a lesbian.
Please make a place for that
Please love me as I am, as I love you
differently from when I was a child.
I am the daughter that you always
Save for one sweet way that fate has smiled.
decide, I'll love you still,
For love heeds not the weather, but the
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon