The Older And The Younger

Climbing the steps 
 with her school bag
and that of a sibling
 a five year old girl
finds it arduous. 

 She continues till
she turns  twelve.
 A small help from a little girl
 never once she refuses. This being 
one of the tasks .

The younger is made of  
soft stuff,   She is caring and patient,
The older one with a slight 
defect physically makes big.
Stern and authoritative,

she draws the family close to her.
 The younger one is left alone,
unmindful of the estrangement
 carries on with a smile 
remains placid and passive,