Today, my best friend told me
that he would be my best man
When me and my love would be free
Where we would not be less than
All others who came before
When the veils of love blossomed.
And like a sunrise singing
we danced into the streets, the rain
glistening with our hot sweat and tears
in that tropical heat we were beautiful
regardless of who said what
And the band played with a rainbow flag.
We danced into the rain
Our bodies bared, our love now judged
Our country left us naked to judgement
But we won a small victory today
Less it be, a country who preferred our pain.
Though here we were, here to stay
Our flags waved proud clear to see
Our bodies ready to love once again
A country that was ready to forget us
And through destiny’s eyes now singing.
To our lost brothers and sisters
Who never loved the one they wished
or married in a lovers bliss
We love and drink to you as resistors
of anger and hatred, lover’s fighters.
You are in our heart’s, however much
it hurts to talk, about the young lovers
Now lost to ignorant hate, we drink to you
Our brothers and sisters lost
Lost to the sorrow of hatreds prime.