I know you think I didn’t march for you. But I did.
I know we don’t have the same values.
I know our education, our past, and our present are different.
I still marched for you.
I marched for my sister.
I marched for my nephew.
I marched for you, even though I don’t know who you are.
As the clock threated to turn back
When legislation over my body returned
When the right to marriage became threatened
When hateful words became the norm
I stood with others, arms linked in solidarity
I know you may be pro birth but are you pro-life?
I marched for life.
I marched for the right to decide.
I marched for separation
I marched so you could still worship
And I choose to not.
I marched for choice.
I marched for equality.
I marched so my brother in law
Has the right to choose
I marched so my sister’s marriage
I marched so my nephew
Knows that hate is unacceptable
That he can be anything he wants
Regardless of gender norms.
I marched for you
Even though you don’t understand
Or perhaps see the threat
I marched for your future
Because that’s all that is left.