To Dear Sister, These Heartfelt Lines of Love

Dear Sister...thou, Charles, and Mom; all three,
a part of my life forever: I love
thee all! But this sonnet is writ for thee,
and for thee alone: for thou art, above
all, my sibling Achates, bosom friend
in my life and help in my poverty,
and suffering; thou art my childhood's Godsend.
I know not the veiled wherefore or the why
of my sad, tragic life; but, that nevermore
can I be the one to whom thou hast aspired,
the one to inspire thee as in times before,
thou well know'st (alas! my late self was expired).
So, because of thy precious love for me,
heaven's a place, I know, prepared for thee.




Sonnet by Ngoc Nguyen The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2019-09-14 at 17:02

Tags Poetry  Childhood  Sister 

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The poet has given an affectionate confession
Over his sister having given him financial concession
I am moved very much by his frank expression
As she has offered him kindly monetary cushion
His appreciation via a poem is a noble recognition
And he openly makes kindly a frank admission
In this World with all having a selfish emotion
Coming across such a sister gives great jubilation
May God always sustain this relation with affection
And help in peace promotion with a merciful decision!
2019-09-16