in modern forestry
the term "upbringing" refers to the
system of strings older trees enact upon
youngerlings to ensure that they are raised correctly
this includes blocking sunlight through their canopy. throwing shade, to retard their growth. all the
while passing important nutrients through a web of roots.
a slower growth cycle ensures that cells grow tighter, stronger, and more resilient
to wind, fungus, trepidation.
If yr feeling stuck, don't trip.
maybe ancestors got yr back.