Sister Poem

I had to write a poem for an English project, so I chose my sister as my subject. This poem really talks abut my sister's heart problem that she was born with. She will soon have to have a heart transplant at the age of 24. That's why I try to emphasize that it's her heart that I want to keep beating, not some one else's just in her body. This poem is dedicated to you, Sarah Beara. Love, Rachel Wachel

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My Sister, My Love

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Published: March 2009

My sister, my friend, I must confess
I do not know how much time you have left.
How long will YOUR heart keep beating
before that faithful doctor's meeting?

I always knew something was wrong.
and you told me that the doctors didn't expect you to live this long.
I want to thank you for not beating around the bushes.
Mom and Dad...all they did was try to cushion.

I remember you telling me that you wanted a brother,
and for a sister I always wanted another.
We used to yell, we used to fight.
Now our love is stronger than ten men's might.

Your first year off to college I didn't care.
Now that you're back, when you're gone my days lose all their flair.

My sister, I must tell you that sometimes I can't make the green leave my eye.
Everyone loves you, I can't deny.
You tell me you're not perfect, and I know that's true,
but your imperfections make you perfect with everything you do.

You always know when something's wrong.
Our talks have sometimes lasted all night long.

I can't say, "No one's listening, anyway,"
because you have let me cry on your shoulder.
You always hold me till it's over.
Your arms are like my shelter,
my hiding place forever.

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  • Chloe by Chloe, Ireland
  • 5 years ago

OMG....that was so touching my sister will love it thanks a million .

  • Yomna by Yomna, Egypt
  • 9 years ago

I loved it, your amazing, today is my sister's birthday she actually died 4 months ago she was 18 :( really missed her , she was more than a sister to me she was everything but now she's gone. I wish she have a blast in heaven her name was Sara too I just love the poem <3

  • Aussie Chick by Aussie Chick
  • 10 years ago

Wow... that was really touching. I loved it. xo

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