The guilt, the anguish, the torture and the pain
I've struggled with this demon, always knowing it was in vain
Once a free spirit, a picture of joy,
but the mask I have worn, I now have to destroy.
The awful lies and continuous deception,
Destined to be ruined by my own self-destruction
But the time has come to face the truth of my soul
I won’t be consumed by the decay of this black hole.
Before you judge me please hold on to this thought:
I am still the same person; it was never your fault.
I have come to accept who I am today
Please do the same mother, father; I am gay.
Source: AFTERELLEN.COM Acceptance - My "coming out" poem