Sisters

Sadie and Maud by Gwendolyn Brooks

‘Sadie and Maud’ by Gwendolyn Brooks is a poem about finding happiness, dealing with sexism, and society’s expectations. It features the stories of two sisters-Maud and Sadie who take different paths in life. 

Sadie and Maud by Gwendolyn Brooks Visual Representation

Doing it Wrong by Carol Parsons

‘Doing it Wrong’ by Carol Parsons describes the relationship between a brother and sister and the building frustrations between the two. 

I Am Lonely by George Eliot

‘I Am Lonely’ by George Eliot tells of a speaker’s dismay over the departure of a beloved younger sister that has left her “lame” and “lonely.”

Supple Cord by Naomi Shihab Nye

‘Supple Cord’ by Naomi Shihab Nye uses remarkably simple terms to express a similarly simple link between two siblings: a “cord.”

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