we learn to
divide the sisterhood.
other on appearance,
what the neighborhood gossip says about the “situation at home,”
how popular one is,
what side of town we come from…
with the women and unlearn
judgments while adding
relating to our fellow
in-group and out-group
Then, the girls
early on before arithmetic lessons begin
increase and exponentially grow
a loving, kind sisterhood.
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