This poem is about my love for my little sister, who died from brain cancer at the age of 10. It is about the love she shared and the love I still have for her.

This poem originally was published in Poems on Life - Teen Poems

Sisterly Love
Your ear to ear smile brought joy to us all
As my sister you knew just what to say
When I felt worthless you helped me stand tall
Now you have gone, how I hated that day
I feel my life has been torn apart
You taught me how to be strong, loving and wise
I know you live on, inside of my heart
Though everyday a part of me dies
But when I think of you it helps me go on
So I thank you for all the love you have
I still can't believe that you are now gone
When you left you were so little and brave
Not only were you my sister and friend
But you always had a hand to lend

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  • rabia
    this's a very heart touching poem. i love it.
  • katrina
    this poem touch my heart and i was on the brick of tears. i have a sister and i cant think about life without her. your poem was wonderful
  • Kaidan
    . ,'. its touch me to the Fullest!Its Like Me and my teacher mam abigail. Shes there Whenever I need her.
  • Terra
    I really like this poem because it reminds me of me and my sister, except for the end because she is not gone yet.
  • felicia
    hey ur poem is reely touching and it reminds me of how much i love my brother even though he annoys me, and thank u so much its a great poem and i hope u can recove. loadsa luv xx
  • charice
    this poem really grabbed my heart. i to had a twin sister that died when we were 9 years old from cancer and life for me has been very hard but to know that i am not alone makes my day worth living. thank you for writing you have saved a lonely heart.
  • Evelyn Mclaren
    This poem was emailed to me by my sister Gloria presently studying at the University College of Belize while I was at Earth University in Costa Rica. It touched my heart and actually found tears in my eyes. I really apreciate and love the poem very much. Tnanks to the author.
  • Alice
    I cried. The courage it takes to express what you feel is astronomical. I've never experienced anything like that in all my 16 years but you gave me courage today. I thank you for that.
  • Terran
    This poem was sooo touching and teaches us to not to take advantage cause we never would want this to happen to us. Ur poem wasss GREAT!
  • Mel
    great poem
  • Dezi
    these poem is amazing! i'm so sorry about your sister. you have a talent with your peotry.
  • krystal
    that was a very good one . thumbs up
  • Kawana
    I like that poem and it really touched my heart cuz my best friends is my sisters,Cedrika,Cedrionna,and Arie they are the best friends and best sisters i can have.
  • timmy
    it was really good when i read it tears fell down my cheeks and i really felt the thing the author wants the readers to feel. the words she used were great! i hope you had recovered! i felt the same because my sister gave that kind of love to me!
  • annacelia
    this poem describes exactely how a sister should be. i never really had such a sister but now i know what to look for and how to show my own sister what a sister really is.
  • tawanna
    this is a wonderful poem. i hope everyone else likes it as much as i did!
  • sad
    This poem really applies to all sisters and that mekes it really special.
  • shanequa
    this poem is a great poem i love the way u set it help just remember to keep your head up
  • Cliffton
    This has got to be the most heartwarming poem I have ever read. I myself having four sisters, I know just what joy a family can be. (Brothers are fun too!) Keep working and perhaps write another one someday?
  • PRISCILLA
    that poem was so touching and i think that was one of the most coolest poems i ever read
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