Sister Death Poems

Loss of Sister Poems

Sisters can be annoying pests who hog the bathroom and borrow your clothes without asking but admittedly, they are always there for you when times get tough and usually, they are your best friends. Sisters are always ready to love, comfort, and defend you. They are lifelong friends you can count on until the end. In fact, the only force powerful enough to cut short the friendship between a sister and her siblings is death. The loss of such a special relative can be particularly painful, but holding dear all of the precious memories you shared will help you to cope.

Poems About The Death Of A Sister

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  1. My Sister's Rocking Chair

    Over in the corner sits an empty rocking chair,
    Yet, my mind's eye can still picture her there,
    Gently rocking to and fro at a slow steady pace,
    Wearing a soft loving glow upon her sweet face;...

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    I found my sister ill in her chair. I took her to the ER. She never returned home

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  3. Missing My Sister And Best Friend

    One morning I found you in eternal sleep;
    I tried to wake you as I began to weep,
    But all my pleas you could not hear.
    Oh, if I could have only kept you near,

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    It’s been two months and two days since my older sister, Marlene, passed. I miss her so much it's hard to put into words. So many bad things happened to her in life. Sometimes the only...

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  4. Young, Wild And Free

    • By Arianna Stockwell
    • Published: August 2012
    Poem About A Little Sister Who Died

    She ran through the fields
    Young, wild and free
    That cheeky smile she wore made my heart rejoice with glee.
    I never thought a spirit like hers would ever fall down,

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  6. If Only You Could Have Stayed

    Constantly thinking,
    never to be the same.
    The tears fall quickly
    just hearing your name.

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    This poem was very touching. I lost my sister on February 12, 2018. My family and I were at my grandmother's funeral services when my sister called and said she was not feeling too well. She...

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  7. The Beach In The Sky

    I closed my eyes,
    Felt the warmth of the sun on my face.
    All the grief and pain
    Was simply too hard to erase.

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    Ramona,
    To say I am sorry for your losses seems honest and heartfelt but somewhat hollow. My heart hurts for you. We grow to accept loss is a part of the circle of life, but certain losses...

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  8. Our Hearts Are Broken Forever

    • By Grace Bourke
    • Published: March 2008
    Death Of Sister Poem

    Sandra our hearts are broken forever,
    People tell us that in time the pieces will eventually come back together,
    If this is true, though hard to believe now, there will always be a space,
    The piece to which has your name on its place....

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    I lost my younger sister on April 7, 2014 and the pain still takes my breath away. She was my everything and the one person that loved me unconditionally. She suffered from depression,...

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  10. Life Beginning

    • By James Harmon
    • Published: July 2008
    Hodgkin's Disease

    As I was not there the day of your birth,
    I rely on stories to tell of your worth.
    A few years pass, and a miracle once more
    Our family, growing again, has now reached four....

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    My sister had illnesses all her life from eye troubles. Graves' disease , psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. She lived in spite of it all. You never really knew how sick she was. She liked...

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  11. Broken Promises

    • By Kai Hyde
    • Published: March 2016
    Poem About Losing A Sister To Addiction

    So many questions running through my mind,
    I am suddenly unable to speak.
    I hear your voice on the other end,
    Your cries turn into shrieks.

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    Alice, God gives us strength to endure. I, too, lost a sister a little over a year ago, and the pain is indescribable. Daily I struggle not to reach for the phone. I fight back tears more...

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  12. Sleep, My Sister

    I wish you sweet sleep, my sister dear.
    Although there's so much that you've left bare,
    I hate that you had to endure such pain.
    On my mind, your saddened eyes have left a stain.

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    I read this poem at my sisters' service. She had Alzheimer’s and did not survive very long after we got the news. I did not want her to suffer. She died peacefully without pain. After the...

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  13. If Only I Knew

    • By Sennette Gaoses
    • Published: February 2014
    Emotional Poem About Death Cutting Young Life Short

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    If only I knew that our time would be so brief,
    Spoiled you rotten I would have done.

    If only I knew that would be our last phone call,

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    May 2, 2016 I lost my little sister who was only 45. Every day brings the challenge to go forward.

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