Sisters Change

My eldest sister is 14yrs my senior and she looked after me a lot when I was young. Though she has more memories of this than I do.  Circumstance then separated us for a long time then through the internet, more than anything else we have grown back together. Definitely one of the better changes in my life. The photo below is not us …. but it could of been.

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We were never that close when I was young

but now I am older my best friend you have become.

Sisters Change

Travels and families kept us apart yet

we were always together deep down in our hearts.

I think the need was mutual and I have certainly gained

from your life learned wisdom, stress, happiness and pain.

The computer has been our weapon of choice

but we still use the phone it is always good to hear your voice.

You  helped me meet my recent changes the facts I did want to face

The times I wanted to give up you showed me how to just drop down a pace.

Now you need my strength and help, you need support and love from me

I can now repay the love and solace you gave, and show you how to be free.

Once you where my eldest sister  just a photo on the page

but now we are there for each other no longer separated by age .

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This poem was entered into a challenge for poems about changes, of any kind. Go to following link for  more information dVerse challenge: http://dversepoets.com/2011/11/19/poetics-changes/

or if you know what want to write : your turn next click on the link below to join in.

http://www.blenza.com/linkies/links.php?owner=dversepoets&postid=19Nov2011

 

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