Saturday, December 13, 2008

Political Verse: A Pure and Natural State

by Dee Newman

Those who strongly oppose gay marriage
Believe that homosexuality
Is merely a choice they must disparage
As a disgusting abnormality,
Condemned by God’s (alleged) biblical word.
Implicit in this belief is an inference
That sexuality is considered
By them to be a nurtured preference,
Rather than a pure and natural state.
My question is: what was the actual
Occasion, specific time and the date
They chose to be heterosexual,
         Denying some other proclivity
         For a more accepted identity?

If you did not see Mike Huckabee on the “Daily Show“ yesterday, watch Jon Stewart (graciously) confront him on gay marriage.

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