Khristian E. Kay
Khristian E. Kay Poems
What Will You Say When They Come For Me?
First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out because I was not a communist.
Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out because I was not a socialist.
Then they came for the labor leaders, but I did not speak out because I was not a unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew.
As one day became another and others disappeared, gypsies, mentally retarded, homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses, criminals, anti-socials and emigrants, I remained silent because I was not one of them.
Then it was they came for me,...
Adventures Of Rat Boy
you were always a queer little boy
I mean that in the archaic sense of
my own historical lexicon meaning
unique different extra-ordinary the
words I grew up with as opposed
to the name you now embrace
with your tales of super human feats
and exploits of speed and flight
and visibility you aligned yourself