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. Our Hearts Are Broken Forever

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

    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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    Although born 7.5 years apart, my older sister and I were telepathically close. Our children, until adulthood, believed we were "bopsie twins"! From 1 to 5 times a day we spoke, texted, and...

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  3. 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.

  4. 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 received a call from my mother saying my sister asked her to call me and come over ASAP. When I arrived, my sister was on the bathroom flood and couldn't get up. I had my mother call 911...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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    Truly, I feel your pain about your sister. In July 2020, I lost my only sister after a short period of illness. She was, without question, a sweet and lovely person. She was a friend to those...

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  8. My Sister, My Forever Friend

    • By Deborah M. Figueira
    • Published: June 17, 2020
    Proud To Call You My Sister

    Like twins, I feel I'm one of two.
    Struggling here sister without you.
    Why, oh why did you have to go?
    My heart is sore and it pains me so.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. I Am Just A Girl Who Misses Her Sister

    • By Lilly Vsqz
    • Published: March 2014

    I am just a girl who misses her sister.
    I wonder if she's missing me too.
    I hear the wind when everything else is silent.
    I see the horizon when I stare straight ahead.

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  13. Are You There?

    The Love I Have For My Sister

    Often, when it's late at night
    And no one's 'round but me,
    My mind will travel back in time
    To my sister's memory.

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    I am enjoying all your poetry - keep it up. I am a fellow scribbler in retirement...
    Best wishes,
    Ann

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