Category Archives: Poems

Lesbian Visibility

LESBIAN VISIBILITY

This is a poem for all the Lesbians
In Chechnya, Nigeria, Libya, Burma.
Who become invisible to save their lives,
Or, are considered not worth reporting.

This is a poem for the brave Lesbians
Who stand up. Stand out. Are out.
Who will not remain hidden,
Wherever in the world they may be.

This is a poem for all those Women,
Who dare to love another woman.
Who open up their bodies and minds,
To the transformational power of love.

This is a poem for those of us,
Who are proud to call themselves Lesbian
Who reach out and nurture others
Who hold the whole world in their hands.

Yes. A Woman.

I am a woman of air and water.

Propelled by hidden forces,

Recklessly optimistic.

 

I am a woman who watches

The steady ebb and flow of the tide,

Feels the world turn

 

I am a woman who counts.

Who understands facts and figures,

And is…counting.

 

I am the kind of woman,

Who wears red lipstick! I warn you,

I can be trouble.

 

I am a woman who keeps

An emery board in a beside drawer

I’m dangerous

 

I’m a woman who understands

The consequences of kisses, yet still

Ignores them

 

I am a woman who laughs

Whilst rising high as a kite

In Life’s Jetstream

 

I am a woman on a mission

To fight for Respect. Justice and Equality

For every woman

Queeropolis

We are the heart of this fair city

Forming its breadth and length

We sprinkle it with Fairy Dust

Empower it with our strength

 

Welcome to FUNOPOLIS

 

Every type of Us lives here

This City is great if you’re a Queer

The range and span of Woman and Man

Living, without fear

 

Welcome to DIVERSOPOLIS

 

From the bottom to the top

Kinky, winkey, romantic or not

As big as imagination.

Our lives are truly hot.

 

Welcome to SEXOPOLIS

 

So tonight, its party time

A chance to flirt and dance

Cast off the old, begin the new

Salutations to Love and Romance

 

Welcome to QUEEROPOLIS

Queer Christmas

It’s the festive season, Hip hip hooray!

Now’s a good time to be happy and Gay

This time of year can be lonely and cold

So get out those glad-rags, be daring. Be bold

 

Try a new lipstick, buy a sprig of mistletoe

Tune into the season, its ringing Go Gay Go!

Dry clean that jacket. Put on that bow tie

If you feel like snogging, don’t think why?

 

Christmas time can be stressful and fraught

Overspending, overeating, doing what you ought

So relax and smile a little, look around you, it’s free.

Enjoy the many pleasures of our Community

 

Be kind, be nice, it is the seasonal mission

Spread love and goodwill, I give you my permission

Just one more thing to say before I go

I wish you a Merry Xmas, with lots of Yo, Ho, Ho!

Seaside Pride

Sung to “I do like to be beside the seaside”

 

Oh! I love to be Gay beside the seaside,

It’s so great being Gay beside the sea.

Yes I do like to mince along the Prom, Prom Prom,

Holding my girlfriends hand

Tiddly-om-pom-pom.

 

It’s so nice to be gay beside the seaside,

To see L.G.B.T’s beside the sea,

And there’s lots of Dykes beside

I should like to be beside,

Beside the seaside, beside the sea.

 

I’m so proud to be Gay beside the seaside

It’s so Fab being Gay astride the sea

Just the thought of having all that sea, sand, sex.

Makes me feel quite Queer

You can imagine the rest!

 

It’s our day to be Gay beside the seaside

Gender Benders abound beside the sea

If you take a look around

Something special can be found

A friend or lover, you and me.