Donald was just beyond the breakers
when I saw him in trouble
struggling to stay above the water,
I was swimming to the rescue
when not a hundred feet
before I reached him, a huge grey fin
parted the water…
he went under, the sea turned red, a seal got tossed
up into the air by a great white
that swam away munching–
Donald came up
“Help, help me!”, he cried, “Help!”
the real horror was, I had to think twice.
6 Poems by Rayn Roberts / The Seattle Star
The Seattle Star is a Neutron Bomb
“Look deeply at the big picture beyond revenge to compassion / We are broken or someday will be, but still beautiful, broken / Kintsugi, it all depends on we put the pieces back together.” ~ from “These boys, These Men” by Rayn Roberts
Why Transgender People are Dangerous
Never mind the roller coaster ride,
you’re on it now, can’t get off
It’s gravity’s got a terrible side
got nothing to do with God at all
God doesn’t really give a toss
if you die next week from a simple fall
God damn gravity that evil threat
Gonna getcha right soon, gonna getcha you bet
Not too sure why I stand at all
If I’m gonna get killed by a natural law
“Hells bells”, say I to the kids and wife,
“I’m takin’ to bed for the rest of my life!”
Understanding the Transgender Community
A Dangerous Threat? Who is?
What is really Wrong: Violence Against & Murder of Transgender People.
Why Do We Need Science to Approve of Anyone Being Transgender?
The Problem Some Christians Have with Transgender People
Think Transgender People Themselves are in Danger? Well, yeah!