Poem to a Deceased Brother

Linton White By Linton White, 11th Mar 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/36ncm8tm/
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I wrote this poem for my brother who was tragically deceased on 28 Feb 2013. I felt a need to make it public as a remembrance to him and a way in which to honour him as he was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

In Memory of My Brother

Cherish your brother, don’t take him for granted
For things can happen that will leave you haunted
A brother’s love endures for life
Filled with delight and laughter and with strife
A brotherly covenant ought to be flaunted

The moments we shared and memories we made
Are forever within me and never shall fade
You are my brother and always will be
Perhaps not in flesh but embedded in memory
Tonight on a holy pillow, your head to be laid

Today marks the term of our earthly era
My brother, eternity has called you nearer
Fear not for I know that the pearly gates
Are celebrating for a champion with a clean slate
My brother, to me you could not be dearer

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author avatar gold starz
11th Mar 2013 (#)

Very sad to hear about your brother may his soul rest in peace!

Emotions well expressed lovely poem! ;-)

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
12th Mar 2013 (#)

Touching love and tribute, Linton. We never know when we leave this blessed place. We play different roles in this life for a reason and will know later the true import - siva

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author avatar Retired
27th Jun 2013 (#)

Very nice,May he rest in peace.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
2nd Sep 2013 (#)

Very nice dedication to your beloved brother, May God Bless his soul forever!

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author avatar Sharri
4th Jan 2014 (#)

Lovely poem! I too lost my brother in February of 2013 - 8 days before you lost yours! this poem is so loving and apt! Thank you

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author avatar Hanah
6th Feb 2014 (#)

Very Lovely poem. I lost my brother in August 2013. Thanks for sharing this!

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author avatar Margaret Michel
13th Jul 2014 (#)

A very lovely tribute!

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