My best friend before I could breathe
I was brought home on this day
But god gifted you to me
You taught me lessons in this life that only you could teach
And showed me strength and of true toughness
When it seemed so out of reach.
Growing up you were my cover
Growing up you fought for me
When worlds got dark we cried together
Deep understandings endlessly
So on this your day forever
You’re in my heart close like no other
I feel you now but I can’t wait till God calls me home to my Big Brother.

About this poem

A poem about my big brother who passed away from a drug overdose and our birthdays are two days apart.

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Written on January 19, 2024

Submitted by cokerrogers on January 19, 2024

Modified by cokerrogers on January 19, 2024

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 511
Words 107
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 13

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