War Poem

Brother Leaves For Marines

A plea from sister to brother. "Don't leave; I have never told you the love that is in my heart!"

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I know how you feel, I do share the same thing but they're are still my brothers regardless of what they do. I'll still love them no matter what. I will wish you and your brother good luck...

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My Brother

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Published: February 2006

You've been there for me
Through it all.
You're always there to catch me
When I start to take a fall.

If I do something bad,
You'll take the blame,
And for all of that,
I am feeling shame.

I never did tell you
All the things I felt,
Like how I really love you
And in my heart you'll dwell.

You protected me from the world
That left the bruises on your face.
All the tears and scrapes,
I wish I could erase.

When my life fell apart,
You patched things up.
You took care of my heart
When times got rough.

With just the warmth of your touch,
You saved me from the world.
You loved me so much,
But my love for you was not said.

If you knew what I knew,
Maybe you'd stay home.
If you heard what I didn't say,
Maybe I wouldn't be alone.

If you could see the part of me I hid away,
Maybe you could see
How much I want you to stay
Here at home with me.

You may think I don't care
Because I never show it,
But I'll always be here,
And I hope you know it.

Wish we could go back.
We can start over again.
I don't want to be alone.
I need a brother; I need a friend.

If you think of me
While you're protecting the country,
Think of how much you mean to me
And how proud I am of you, Donny.

Remember I will be here
When you're at the battlefield.
I'll be here for you
As your love shield.

Do not leave this world
While you're overseas.
Do not leave this little girl.
Do not leave me.

If you do have to go
Before I say goodbye,
Remember I love you so
As you begin to fly.

Remember I will be here
Through and through.
Remember I will always care
Just as much as you do.

You've done so much for me,
And yet I not for you.
I hope you will forgive me
For all the things I didn't do.

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  • Danielle Krupa by Danielle Krupa
  • 5 years ago

I know how you feel, I do share the same thing but they're are still my brothers regardless of what they do. I'll still love them no matter what.

I will wish you and your brother good luck and remember forgiveness is the best present you can give. Like a warm hug. Great poem.

  • Justice by Justice, Keyport Nj
  • 7 years ago

Well my brother was sent to the army on July 11 2011 and I was so sad and this poem really really touched me and I started to cry cause this poem reminds me of my brother.

  • Freedom by Freedom, Jonesboro
  • 7 years ago

My older brother is being deployed soon . He's not my real brother but he's always been like one . I'm worried about him but I know he's fighting for our country . Personally I'm a pacifist but I still support my brother and the choices he makes , I just wish he didn't have to go .

  • Maya by Maya, Liverpool
  • 8 years ago

I love this poem! My brother is in the royal marine commando's and I don't talk to my dad so my brother is the closet thing I have to a dad, he has protected me through so much and helped me stay on the right path I don't think I could cope in a world with out my big brother! I'm glad he's home even if it's only for a little while, his strong bear hugs always lets me know he cares, like in the poem I've never told him how much I actually love and care for him, when he goes back tears stream down my face, if I had to live in world with out my big brother that's a world I don't wanna be in, each day could be his last that's why after I read this poem I ran up to my brother and told him how much I loved him <3

  • Nezzie by Nezzie, Denver
  • 8 years ago

You have written a fabulous poem, it reminds me and my brother when he went out to Vietnam, he always wrote to me, he used to send me his stripes, oh how I love him!! Even to this day he protects me, like when I had an abusive boyfriend and husband, If anyone of them hurt me, he would go and kick their butts. Like I said your poem is so well written, and you explain in great detail how close you and your brother are. Good Luck.

  • Autumn Harris by Autumn Harris
  • 10 years ago

My brother is going to college this year and I wish I could have more years to spend with him. He's not my real bro but he's so much like one its unreal. I hate to see him go but I know I want him to be here but he will have to go.

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