Sister Poem

A tribute to the magical relationship between sisters. Not time nor space can lesson the bond, forever in each other's heart.

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My sister's 50th birthday is arriving soon and I wanted to do something unique for her. I decided to write a poem but I knew what I wanted to say but did not know how to put it into words. I …

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© Cyndi Moore

Published: Feb 2006

Helen, My Sister My Friend

Sister, we've been there through life's sorrow and pain
But together we have always endured the strain
We've argued and bickered and made each other mad
But if you weren't my sister, life would be so sad
We've cried till we laughed and laughed till we cried
Sometimes for no reason we didn't even know why
When we're not together our bond is just as strong
Because we are sisters we know when something is wrong
We've whispered our deepest secrets only sisters could share
I love my sister dearly because she really cares
So whether we are together or we are far apart
Helen, you're my sister, my friend and forever in my heart.


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  • by Valerie, Georgia
  • 5/19/2014

My sister's 50th birthday is arriving soon and I wanted to do something unique for her. I decided to write a poem but I knew what I wanted to say but did not know how to put it into words. I came across this poem and tears rolled down my cheeks as I read it. We are 2 yeas apart but yet so close in heart. Thank you for such a beautiful poem; I know my sister will love it.



  • by Amo
  • 5/3/2014

This poem is for me and my sister, we are always fighting and then when we are apart that is when I realize how much she means to me in my life. You would always be my sister even in the next birth too, I could never ask god for a better sister than her who is so much like me. I love you very much sis.*@$*


  • by Nelwyn Walton
  • 3/7/2014

I love this poem it really touched my heart, I will always treasure it, it's just means so much, when you're lost in words to say. Thank You!


  • by Nicholas, Traverse City
  • 2/18/2014

I have the same feeling me and my sis are and have been in some bad times and we just help one another to keep on the sunny side.


  • by Amanda, Ontario Canada
  • Oct 2013

I really enjoyed this poem. I have had bouts with my sister, but know always that she is a Blessing.
It is a beautifully written poem which depicts the real life experiences of sisters.


  • by Bartow, Florida
  • Oct 2012

I love this poem. Helen is my sister name. I was looking for a poem for her and this one I loved. I gave it to her for her 24th birthday.


  • by Alyssa, Kentucky
  • Sep 2012

I loved this poem!! It's exactly how me and my sister are and I really needed a good poem or something tonight and this was definitely it!


  • by Hunter, Nebraska
  • Jul 2012

I loved this poem because it tells a lot about what me and my sister are like. So this poem really touched my in all ways. Even though she is the youngest and the most spoiled I will always love her with all of my heart and help her out in the long run.


  • by Ankur, India
  • Jul 2012

Actually I don't have real sister, but I have one. Who's name is Hemlata . I love her very much. When ever I take any even smallest decision or I am in problem I talked to her. I love you dida


  • by Alicia, Utah
  • Jun 2012

My sister and I have been through so much, we both are trying to have a baby and it was very tough for a while it made our relationship grow as sister's. She finally got pregnant last Oct and expecting her fist in July and I can't be more happy for her. I am still waiting for my little angel to come to me. This has made us So strong mentally and spiritual.


  • by Rachel Cotter, Ireland
  • Aug 2011

I love this poem I gave it to my sister Trish for her 50th Birthday I cried when I read it thank you for such a lovely poem


  • by Karen, UK
  • Aug 2011

Hi, this poem summed up the relationship between me and my 2 sisters, sadly our youngest sister recently passed away and we are using it for a reading at her funeral. I hope it's OK but we have changed a couple of the words to we, our, etc. to make it a message to her from both of her sisters, we are making sure to credit the author in the order of service and are so grateful to have found something that says just what we feel.


  • by Soe
  • Jul 2011

I loved this poem it made me cry. it reminds me of my sister a lot. I love her very much and we do the same things in this poem. So vote 5 stars for this.


  • by Simran Sunil, Bulchandani,Dubai
  • Mar 2011

this poem is exactly the story I have with my sister payal she is the sweetest sister in the whole world but sometimes she tells me to shut up my mouth or to get lost we hit each other. At the year 2009 my uncle passed away I cried a lot but my sister had no choice she hugged me whenever I cry . In my bus I fought with my friends she was there for me she always done my homework .She has done soo many things for me but I didn't do anything for her
I was such a loser but now my sisters birthday on 30th April I will give what ever she wants


  • by Khurram Shahzad, Pakistan
  • Oct 2010

My daughter was searching a poem for her sister and I helped her in this search and found this marvelous poem.I love this poem. Thanks you!


  • by Darlene, California
  • Sep 2010

I love this poem..even though I lost my sister last year...I dedicate this perfect poem to her.


  • by Alyss Rose, Casper Wyoming
  • Jun 2010

I really love this poem. It fits with my story also. When I was 15 my older sister committed suicide. She was 18 months older than me. That day we had yelled and bickered like normal and then made up saying oh I'm sorry etc.. That day when I came home I found her in our room with her wrists sliced open. Six years later I feel extremely close to her still and often go and sit at her grave talking to her and sometimes it's like she can hear me. Time nor space can separate sisters in life or death.


  • by Justine
  • Dec 2009

I gave my sister this poem for her 18th birthday! thanks a lot !


  • by Naomi
  • Oct 2009

Looking for a poem to send to my sister on her birthday that described our relationship I stumbled across your poem. I couldn't have said it any better than words in this poem. Thank you for being my voice when I didn't have the words to say.

Thank You,


  • by Danielle
  • Aug 2008

I Loved it! It really did show my part of the story too. Sometimes we get mad at each other for no reason!!! :) However, my big sister always makes me smile by acting weird or doing dumb things. My sister is 3 years older than me. Even though we fight a lot, I love her dearly. I also thank God for giving me the best sister in the whole entire world... I thank you for this poem. This made me realize how much I love her.



  • by Teresa
  • Aug 2008

I really love this poem. It reminds of me and my sister a lot because we live so far apart and are still there for each other. we are only 13 months apart which makes us really close. We are the best of friends and will remain that way until we go on to the next world.


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