I Cried Today

I cried today
and at first I didn’t know why.
Then I realized
Christianity destroys families.
It forces a man to hate his own
flesh and blood until it’s too late.
It forces a man to lose a daughter
to suicide and rob him of the chance to change.
Although I should condemn this man
for being so full of hate,
instead I feel sorry.
He looked lost.
He looked scared.
He realized in his heart it was too late.
He couldn’t bring his daughter back.
He couldn’t love her the way he should’ve.
He could only do the right thing
and stand up to a man that hates
people like his daughter and call them
perverts.
Now all I want to do is reach out to him.

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