her daddy...

she learned to hide her tears
when her daddy said - 
“ my heart aches when you cry”

she learned to behave like a boy
when her daddy said -
“you are my son”

she learned to have longer conversations
when her daddy said -
“you make my day when you talk”

she learned to hate her mother 
when her daddy said - 
“your mother does not love me”

one day -
her daddy left her,
walked out of her life forever.

now - 
someone else is learning the same things 
to please her daddy
while she has now learned 
to wipe her mother’s tears.

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