NaPoWriMo: Sisters

They returned from a shopping adventure,

laughing

because a stranger thought they were twins.

laughing

because they’re three years apart,

laughing

because they differ in height and body shape–

one head with brown curls, one head with red–

laughing

because their voices and mannerisms proclaim,

“We are sisters.”

laughing

because laughing is better than crying

although some times crying is necessary, too,

laughing

because random combinations of genes

produce such similarities and such differences,

nature and nurture combined

to produce such wondrous, laughing creatures,

my daughters.

 

NaPoWriMo, Day 2: Today’s prompt was Family Potrait