raise them with love

raise your daughters to know
what love is
love is not violence, let them know that
and then when they encounter
violence, for they will,
they can walk away from it easily
never confusing it to mean the other
raise them with love
so they know that the two do not go
with each other and it is easier for them
to walk away from hate
knowing what love looks like
knowing where love always rests

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