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.
30 Poems About The Death Of A Sister
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,
Away from the voices of those who went before,
Who beckoned you to come to that distant shore.
I find it so very hard to believe
That you have gone and I must grieve;
I call out your name -- you answer not,
And I look for you in every familiar spot.
Everything seems so strange and surreal.
I ask everyday is it a dream or real?
Where are the soft brown eyes of affection?
Where is the laughter and talk of childhood reflection?
Where is the loving care when I was sick or sad?
Where is the generous soul for which I was glad?
Where is the forgiving and understanding heart?
Where are the bonds that were there from the start?
I miss all the little ways you showed you cared,
For there were so many good moments we shared;
Looking back on my life's assorted scenes,
I realized you taught me what love truly means.
You were my trusted confidante and best friend,
On whose loving support I could always depend.
I look at your smiling face in all my photos.
Memories flood my mind as I touch the mementos
From the happy times you and I have had,
But now these bring tears and make me sad;
For the time together went by in a wink.
Life was not as long as we'd like to think.
Sometimes memories bring comfort and make me smile,
But there are times when grief takes over for a while.
Friends offer gentle words and prayers to console
And tell me what has happened to your loving soul.
Can it be true what they say of time healing grief?
Is it enough when they say death has given you relief?
Can we believe what others say of a better place,
Where our beloved ones rest in God's warm embrace?
I should be happy you're free of pain and sorrow,
And rejoice that you'll always have tomorrow.
How can I then be so heartbroken and selfishly cry?
Return to me from that peaceful place where you lie!
Now I look down at your name on a cold, hard stone
That says little of the loving light you have shone.
It tells nothing of the wonderful person you were
And only serves to remind me of the painful loss I endure;
But I know your kind soul wants no tears or pain.
Instead, you'd want warm memories and love to remain.
Although I cry and stand grief-stricken by your grave,
I promise not to forget the loving memories you gave,
But still I miss you so very much, my sister dear,
And your caring words I once again long to hear;
My heart's only solace is one day I will see you as before,
Beckoning me to come join you on that white distant shore.Latest Shared Story
I lost my 8-year-old sister on May 29th this year. She was my heart. She was close to everyone in my family. She was healthy. She didn't even feel sick in her 8 years of lifespan, not even a...
never to be the same.
The tears fall quickly
just hearing your name.
Silence is golden,
yet not anymore.
Silence brings thoughts
I just can't ignore.
The nights are sleepless,
dreams out of reach.
Crying in my pillow
to you I beseech.
Surrounded by family,
I still feel alone.
My heart is so empty.
This pain I must own.
I wish I could hug you
and just see your face.
But now I have memories
to stand in your place.
Gone but not forgotten,
that's what they say.
Of course that is true...
but if only you could have stayed.Latest Shared Story
My beloved sister, my friend, just died 3 days ago of a sudden heart attack. I still have a hard time believing the reality of it that it took me few days to even able to cry or grieve...
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.
Tears have been falling now for so long.
When we think of your beautiful face, it all seems so wrong.
You had so much to look forward to and so much left to do,
But God needed somebody in heaven who is as special as you.
Nothing is the same now, and we doubt it ever will be.
You have been released from pain and suffering; you have been set free.
Your story has touched people, all ages, near and far.
On the night you were taken from us, in the sky was a lone twinkling star.
Was that you to tell us that you had reached home now?
And from life as we knew it, it was time for you to take your final bow.
We miss your voice, your infectious laugh and hearing you sing.
Fashion you loved, and now you have new accessories - a pair of angel's wings.
The world has lost a wonderful girl, a true and amazing friend.
But maybe her goodness was needed to help and from heaven she needed to send.
You are always around us, engulfing us with your love,
Giving us strength, keeping us close, and watching over us from above.Latest Shared Story
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...
It feels like years but it has only been months,
And yet that is still too long.
I still love you the same as if you were still here with me, laughing during the good times and crying during the bad ones.
I miss being able to call you any time and spend hours talking about everything under the sun.
As children we were practically joined at the hip,
But we grew up and grew apart, as most siblings do.
We had our own set of friends and our own set of goals for our lives, but that still didn't change the fact that we were sisters.
There was nothing that I wouldn't do for you and nothing that you wouldn't do for me.
I always wish you were still here with me enjoying life,
But I can understand why God would want such a beautiful angel on his side from now until eternity.
Just know that I love and miss you,
And this is the tribute to you, my big sister.Latest Shared Story
CELEBRATION OF LIFE OF CHINNY MOZIE
The pain feels like yesterday, but it actually was 40 days. The reality has hit me. On that fateful day, my sister, I called 1 hour before your death,...
I closed my eyes,
Felt the warmth of the sun on my face.
All the grief and pain
Was simply too hard to erase.
I could smell the ocean in the air.
I opened my eyes only to see you far off in the distance.
I knew it was you there.
I called out your name
As I ran to you.
My prayers had been answered.
It was all too good to be true.
Beautiful as always,
You smiled and held me so near.
This moment was happening;
It was all perfectly clear.
You laughed and said,
"I'm happy you're here. Welcome to my beach in the sky,
But you can't stay forever,"
As a big sister always knows why.
"You see there is a little place at my beach in the sky.
It's called Heaven and that's where I live.
I am happy and content
And have no one else to forgive."
"I dance in the sun and play in the waves.
I collect seashells as I watch the sun rise and set
All of my days."
"I know no more hate, sorrow or grief.
I only know love and peace.
And I stand firmly with my God on that belief."
"You have not yet learned what it takes.
You can't be with me on my beach in the sky.
Just because you think you have faith,
You still have not learned why."
"Go back to your world and do what you can.
Be kind and gentle to each and every man.
Have a compassionate heart.
Remember my words as we now must part."
"Little things matter.
Be the best you can be.
Take great care with others
As you would a seashell at sea.
Be helpful, be strong
And never ask why.
That's all it takes
To reach my beach in the sky."
I opened my eyes
And felt the mean spring-winter cold.
It was all an illusion,
Everything I had just been told.
The snow flurries fell.
I was not on a beach
But was back in my hell.
It could have all been a dream
Until I looked down
And discovered a seashell.Latest Shared Story
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...
6. R.I.P SarahDeath Of Twin Sister
God picks flowers from his garden above.
He sends them to earth for a family to love.
One cool crisp morning he sent twins.
The family burst with love from within.
They grew into beautiful young girls with spunk
Always happy and being little skunks.
Then one day the sky turned gray.
Everyone in the county began to pray.
An accident took one twin away,
Leaving behind a family in dismay.
Sometimes we don't always understand
Just what God has in his plans.
Remember Sarah as your life goes on
Because her life is now heaven's home
Where sorrow or pain shall be no more,
Only peace and eternity on every shore.
Let not your hearts be troubled.
Remember how her soul always bubbled.
Put your trust in God and your soul at rest,
And remember God took Sarah because
He only takes the very best!Latest Shared Story
My fraternal twin sister Stacey died recently on April 11, 2020, of septic shock and pulmonary edema. I believe is what they called it. She had her organs shut down, a lot of clots in her...
My Younger Sister
I think of you Emma, every day
your smiles and chatter, the words you did say.
The coffees and catch-ups, the time that we shared,
busy lives lived close together, showed just how much we cared.
If only I could turn back time,
to when our lives were sailing along just fine.
Our sisterly chats, our planned places to go,
the soft plays, parks, shops and the beach,
where did those sands of time go?
You kept saying, "Why me?"
"One day at a time" and "keep positive" was all I could say,
I think of your words every day.
I always believed you would get more time with your beautiful boys,
for more love, laugh and play, with them and their toys.
But you didn't get that chance, and you're not here...
Why you Emma? Why were you taken from us so young?
How can we ever again have such fun?
I miss your bright sparkle, your humour and zest for life,
this empty void you have left behind, cuts like a knife.
We were both robbed Emma, of precious time,
we should be sharing now, and in the years down the line.
The pleasures of watching our kids learn and grow,
Special "Auntie Emma", my eternal sorrow.
You had so much to live for, so much yet to do,
it still feels unreal, being here without you.
I know I have to somehow live with the pain,
of never seeing your smile or hearing your voice ever again.
The answers that I'll never find, nor ever understand
I only wish you were here
so I could hug you and take you by the hand,
down to the beach with the kids for ice-cream,
to paddle in the sea and write our names in the sand.
I miss you so much Emma, more than words can ever say,
my precious memories of you are with me every day.
Latest Shared Story
It was on the 29th of May 2017 that the shocking news of my little sister's death was shared with me. I was away at school for my final professional examination in Jos Plateau State in...
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.
This moment I will forever remember,
It is a scar upon my soul.
I am more sure about this than I have ever been,
My heart will never be whole.
So many questions running through my mind,
The pain stabs at my chest.
Tears colliding with one another,
How will I survive this test?
Stricken with an unbearable weight,
A feeling of emptiness echoes inside.
The two compete for control of my body,
Moving in and out like the tide.
So many questions running through my mind,
When will I awake from this dream?
I hear your voice on the other end,
Your cries turn into a scream.
She's gone, she's gone, I hear you say,
And yet I don't comprehend.
To bear the thought of my little sister
Being someone I will never see again.
So many questions running through my mind,
But at the same time my thoughts disappear.
Taken away by the demons of addiction,
The one thing she promised to never fear.
As my anger fades and reality sets in,
While the darkness moves in on the light,
Tattered on the ground are the broken promises
Of the loved ones we've lost to this fight.Latest Shared Story
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...
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.
I want to know what crossed your mind.
Unspoken words you've left behind.
Undone things we'll never do.
No sharing thoughts you never knew.
A peace has fallen upon your head,
A taste of sorrow we have been fed.
It really is like a hole in our lives,
One swiftly dug but carved out by knives.
But I have hope that those sleeping will rise.
The Bible says that God will open their eyes.
No suffering, sickness, yes not even pain.
Those who did good, eternal life they'll gain.
So...sleep on, my sister; sleep tight,
For now with you the sky is night.
But after night will come daybreak.
Therefore, I will wait hoping to see you awake.Latest Shared Story
I just got a new foster sister a few months ago. I am here to tell the story of her little sister's murder. She had a stepmom who was a real jerk in all, but what she did was just cruel! So...
10. Without YouLosing A Sister-In-Law To Depression
What could I have done
To be the one
To help you through your darkest hours?
I wish I knew
What troubled you
And gotten ridden of your demons.
But I was blind,
I could not see,
And now you're gone forever...
Why did you leave?
A wave of grief
Relentless, merciless, and endless
Has hit us hard,
And in its might,
I'm devastated, hurt, and shattered.
You are my friend,
My intelligent, beautiful sister
We shared so much,
But I misjudged
And did not see your struggles.
If I could change
What fate arranged,
I'd do it in a heartbeat.
I never knew
That without you,
My heart would ache so badly.
Know that I will keep you close to me,
No matter where I go or where I'll be.Latest Shared Story
My younger sister, number 3 of our family, was a very polite, down to earth, and kind-hearted lady. Three years ago she was diagnosed with cancer. She had a complete treatment and was cured,...
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;
As the rocking seemed to carry her worries away
And eased the painful weariness of the long day.
My sister's old rocking chair sits so quietly now
But seems to revive my grieving heart somehow;
For it stirs fond memories of talks we once had,
Which gave us such comfort when we were sad,
Or helped us recall funny stories of childhood years
That brought glorious laughter mixed with joyful tears.
To many, it's just an old forgotten chair in the corner,
But it is so much more to this solemn mourner;
For it is where a beloved sister would often sit,
Sharing her humorous stories with charming wit,
Or giving advice that came from a compassionate soul.
Oh, how these lovely memories now serve to console.
Sometimes I will sit in my sister's rocking chair,
At moments when missing her is too much to bear,
And I need to feel closer to the kind, generous heart
To which I was forever bonded from my life's start;
She was my most trusted confidante and loving friend,
Who I will always cherish beyond my life's end.
How lonely and forlorn that old chair seems to be,
But I realize it's not the chair that is lonely - only me!
For I miss the dear sister who once graced the chair.
Oh, how I wish she were still quietly sitting there,
Gently rocking to and fro at a slow, steady pace,
Wearing a soft loving glow upon her sweet face.Latest Shared Story
I was doing a job in Lahore, and my mother lived alone in the village. On July 28, 2022, my sister came to visit mother. She was fit in every way. On July 30, I received a call at 3:00 in the...
12. SisterFor Her Day Had Come
One day it happened
In a blink of an eye
So sadly her life ended
Without a chance to say goodbye
She was such a happy girl
With a beautiful smile
Without a care in the world
She made it worthwhile
She made everyone think
And played with their mind
She gave a quick wink
As their faces shined
The sisterhood has gone
With smiles and good times
No partner to sing our songs
No best friend to sing our rhymes
For her day had come
To fly off to heaven
And visit our mum
In a happy haven
She left us all
Without a goodbye kiss
She was the kind of girl
The ONE we will missLatest Shared Story
I just read your story and wanted to say" Im sorry for your loss and admire your strength."
13. If Only I KnewEmotional Poem About Death Cutting Young Life Short
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,
Just to listen to you speak, held on longer I would have done.
If only I knew that would be your last text,
Kept it in my inbox I would have done.
If only I knew it was the last time I was seeing you,
Called you back and hugged you tight I would have done.
If only I knew it was the last time I would see you smile,
Stood longer and watch you smile I would have done.
If only I knew that I was seeing your face for the last time,
Memorize all its features I would have done.
If only I knew that God would take you away so soon,
Spend all my time with you I would have done.
There are a lot of things I would have done differently
If only I had known.Latest Shared Story
May 2, 2016 I lost my little sister who was only 45. Every day brings the challenge to go forward.
14. 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.
So many scenes will fill my head.
It's hard to keep them sorted.
All our laughter, talks and games
Through life have been aborted.
But my mind keeps you alive,
Though memories all it shows.
Still, I need to talk to you,
My questions to propose.
Are you happy where you are?
Are Mom and Dad around?
Can you see the thoughts I have
Or words I've written down?
Are you warm in winter time
And cool in summer's sun?
Has the pain that sent you there
Been mercifully undone?
Do you and Mom and Dad play cards
Or talk throughout the night?
Do you still have the forest walks
You loved with pure delight?
Do you still have the laugh you had
When I'd say funny things?
So much of you I'll never know,
Unless I had some wings!
It's been so long since you've been gone,
And still, it's hard to cope.
I want to get to where you are.
Could you throw me a rope?
Is Jacob's Ladder still around,
Available to rent?
If you could send it down to me,
That would be heaven-sent!
A rocket ship or "beam me up,"
A sling shot or a jet!
All might help me get to you.
I would have no regret!
I guess that I am stuck down here
Until I pass away.
I hope you're there to take my hand
When time is up that day.
Then we can talk and laugh again,
Play games without a care!
One more question, then I'll go.
Will you be there?Latest Shared Story
Brian, I live in Australia and am an active member of a university of the third age poetry group. I came across some of your poems a while back, and I must tell you that I thoroughly enjoy...
This morning as I sit here looking up to the sky I keep on asking myself why;
How you suffered for oh so long;
until that morning when you went home were you belong.
I have cried and pleaded for this day to come;
so that it would get over and be done.
The memories of you and I will always be locked in the corridors of my mind and they will be visited from time to time
You fought every day and every night even while you laid there unable to really see any light.
I held your hand and brushed you hair while whispering to you I would always be there.
Then on that morning when I got the call;
all I wanted to do was slam my fist into the wall.
I screamed, I cried in every which way that you Neola, my sister would never go away.
For eighteen years I watched you lay; not saying a word because there just was no way;
The disease took everything you had;
How I pleaded to trade with you oh so bad.
If I could have traded with you I want you to know;
that I would of in a heart beat to have made your body be whole.
I want you to know sweet sister of mine that I did everything that I could to hold onto you tight;
but now I realized that was not right.
Your child that was a still born so many years ago;
needed you more so that she would not be alone.
I feel in my heart you spoke to me last week;
asking our sister to do something sweet;
She sent Mom a card and she got it on Friday;
then she was on the phone thanking her when you passed away.
You left this world with dignity and grace;
forever in my heart you will have a huge place;
I miss you big sister; Your suffering is done~
Go play, go walk and most important go run~~~Latest Shared Story
You have touched my soul by having my poem touch your heart. I wrote it on that cold February morning, even though it has been 4 years this year, it only feels like 4...
16. TodayUntil We Meet Again
Today I walked down memory lane to days of that, Our youth
I walked through our childhood and boy, was that a hoot
Our many shows and dances, our secrets never told
Continued on this trip today into our teens
I arose and laughter shook what's left of my very soul
Kept going and not far away were soon to be our graduation days
Our paths soon led us to adulthood, where many days were spent
Our mother and new babies kept us busy to all ends
So glad we had those moments that no one will ever know
For I will treasure them wherever I may go
Until we meet, My sister, stay sweet and pure of soul
For you were and will always be the light within my soul
Those pinky swears and double dares will see me through the end
I will always love you, Until we meet againLatest Shared Story
This poem instantly sent me to tears. The poem sends me to a place I try to often forget. A month ago, even though she was not my sister, she was a very close friend. She meant a heck of a...
17. Life BeginningHodgkin'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.
Growing together, we all had our fears
Living together , sharing love and tears.
As time passed along we all grew stronger
Who would knew that would not last much longer.
I can not remember how it started,
News from the doctor, said that you would be departed.
Our parents crying, praying! You must be wrong.
The test confirming, Treatment would be long.
Little chance is what they give you to live.
You, your strength, you showed them what a child could give.
Never once complaining about the hand you were dealt.
Only praying to God about how you felt.
Answering our prayers is what he's done.
Giving us time to share, love and have fun.
As time passed our family grew one again
A miracle added, another girls life begins.
Growing up together, it was not easy to share.
Two on one, it was never fair.
Our parents always tried to teach us right
But as children and teenagers we wanted to fight
As time passed we all got older
Our family growing bigger and bolder.
The little child, when young, who was so sick
Has now grown, with a belly 9 months thick.
A child, she will never have, is what they said.
Now she is keeping five children fed.
More problems with her health were soon to begin.
No-one thought that she would be cursed again.
The sickness this time in worse than before.
No treatment at all could even the score.
The medicines, the test, you all done in stride.
Knowing the whole time God was by your side.
Creating moments with you is what we all done.
But the ones from our childhood are the most fun.
Prayer for you grew by the minute,
A prayer was not spoken without you in it.
It seemed the more we prayed the sicker you became
Your belief stayed strong, never cursing His Name.
Your final breath taken, we were all in shock.
And Our prayers continued around the clock.
Why have you taken this Mother is what we all screamed and cried.
Never Knowing, GOD was saying This Child Will Be By My Side.
For eternity she will sit by GOD at last
All her wanting and sickness a thing of the past.
Prayer for her is not needed any more,
Pray for ourselves to be with her once more.
Her life is just beginning you see
A life to be sought by you and me.Latest Shared Story
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...
When you meet a new friend
there is a feeling like it will never end
she's not just someone, she is my sister
her face full of blotches, diseases with blisters.
I didn't quite care what she had thought
many years of cancer she had fought
now it comes down to just death
raspberry tango the smell on her breath.
She lies in that bed as she waits for her fate
she sits on a cloud in front of the golden gate
I look at the sky and just wonder why
she has a pair of wings now and knows how to fly.
My life is still going and there is no time to pretend
she dealt with what she could and now it is the end
I see her spirit and try to keep up with her pace
I now I just wish I could see her face.Latest Shared Story
Hey...It's ok don't worry at least you know she is in a better place now I don't really know you but I can tell what you are going through is hard we will get through this together I know you...
One morning under a clear blue sky day,
There was a crisp November chill in the air,
As the sun shone down in a brilliant golden ray,
Upon all the sweet flowers and people gathered there.
The fall leaves gently rustling with the breeze,
Whispered soft sounds that soothed the soul.
Birds flew on silent wing amongst the trees,
Singing sweet melodious songs as if to console.
Although it was a day that was heaven sent,
It was tinged with a sadness few want to face,
For beneath the beautiful sunny sky was a green tent,
Sheltering a flower-draped coffin at its resting place.
Inside a beloved sister now silent, cold and still,
Lying in eternal slumber over her waiting grave,
As loved ones gathered to witness God's will,
And to speak kindly of the warmth that she gave.
The priest spoke verses well used over many years,
Assuring all she is with those who've gone before;
As loved ones tried to see through blinding tears,
And offer prayers for a new soul on a distant shore.
A loving sister spoke of her good and kind heart,
And of the care given when loved ones were sick or sad.
She talked of friendship and of bonds there from the start,
And of a warm generous soul for which she was glad.
With a final loving glance and nothing more to say,
She was laid to rest beneath the green sod with care,
As the sun shone down in a brilliant golden ray,
Upon all the sweet flowers and angels gathered there.
Latest Shared Story
My sister Penny passed away February 23, 2017. Today marks 2 months that she has been gone. I still have trouble believing that such a vibrant, beautiful, funny, intelligent, caring, and...
20. My BabyMy Sister Was My Everything
She was my baby, fragile and small.
She was beautiful, like a little girl's doll.
She was older than I, but so quiet and weak,
And when I heard to dire news, I wept
'Cause she was my baby.
I stuck on her like glue; you couldn't pull me away.
She was my sister, and I needed her to stay.
She was the only one I trusted; I loved her most of all.
We kept each other's secrets, and I wouldn't let her fall.
She slept for so long on that hospital bed.
My dad put his hand on her cold forehead.
The steady, loud sound echoed through the room.
The line on the monitor settled my mood
She was gone, and I was too.
So much happened in the years that passed.
The crying slowed, and the healing came at last,
But the thoughts won't leave.
They will never subside.
What could I have done on that
Sad, fateful night?
Latest Shared Story
That was a very sad poem. Yes, losing a sibling can be difficult. I just lost my sister last month, the first out of five to leave. It can be rough, but we know God is with us to help us...
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