Wild and Free
I will not tame you.
I will not demand, day after day and year after year, that you must be good, that you must act nice, that you must please everyone else so that everyone else but you is made to feel comfortable.
I will not shield your eyes from everything ruthless in this world.
I will not leash you, I will not rope you into some idea of what you're allowed to be, of what you're allowed to do;
I will not should on you.
All of this within reason, of course. All of this within the knowledge that my only goal forever will be to keep you safe, to protect you forever.
I will let you live as yourself, wild and free, as strong as you started, seeing the world, feeling the world in all of its wonderful glory.
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