Four sisters on a shared adolescence, and growing up together
Growing up was so much fun
Smiling through the rain and sun
Laughing silly, fighting mad,
Trying out every single fad.
Trading secrets, hiding stuff,
Walking away in angry huff
Reading M&B’s hidden from sight
Trying out cosmetics in the light.
Making up all kinds of funny names
Periods – OMG! Such a pain
Boyfriends, teasing, copying notes,
Flying kites and making boats.
The window seat in the car
Bagging the phone for endless hours
Whose movie idol was the best?
Who was prettier than the rest?
Heartaches, breakups, all those tears
We were together in pain and fear
Running down insensitive guys
Their faithless promises and their lies.
It did not matter we had no brother
We had everything with each other
A sister is a forever friend
The thread that binds with love and strength.
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