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Mom tosses clothes all over her bed

tears out seams

See that green dress, a skirt

this silk blouse,

a jacket

rip sew press

Split open close

Betsy J said

“let seams show”

This wool dress a skirt the pink linen

A a scarf who knows

My dear girl You will be given scripts

Don’t let anyone tell you

what to say to ask Tear

it up Spread the scraps over your desk

The beginning is

The end

A woman must split open close

rip out what seems

A woman has to be more than seen

Listen to me listen to your mother

You have to

Do not listen to me

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