Christopher Sugatan Fornesa

Back to Home, 2017.

Pulse.

Lies. Guise. Lives. Lost.

Lost. Us. Great. Costs.

But It

Became

Our Hope

So Came:

The Start

Of Change

After

Rampage.

Did we sin?

Feared by kin/p>

We were in

Peace within

Queer and Trans.

Black and Brown ‐

Hate entrenched

Scorn renown.

Dead queer bodies

With melanin

And martyred by

The fear within.

Radicalized

He terrorized

And fantasized

The genocide.

Loud, rattled and dazed

In dark, clouded haze

They hid as they gazed

Amidst their last days.

Queer, Trans, day‐to‐day

Discrimination

Of our condition.

Now these bodies lay. . .