“I will not teach you to be afraid of your anger
so that you look for it in others.
I will not make you be the better person
because you already are.
You wanna fight 'em? Fight 'em.
Don't you dare apologise for the fierce love
you have for yourself
and the lengths you go to preserve it.
When the boys try to tell you to soften up
I hope you make them bleed with your edges
I hope you remember that you are not theirs
that their disappointment in you is not yours...
when the boys come with the intention of hurting you
my advice will always stay the same, my darling:
give ‘em hell.”