Dear Sister

Dear Alicia,

It's me, your sister.

We've never met, and we won't meet until a very long time from now. 

Since I was a little girl, I always felt that there was something absent from my life.

That there was a piece of me missing.

It wouldn't be until years later that I found out that missing piece was you

My Sister!

My beautiful angel

your soft wings flecked with gold,

wrapped in a beautiful silken robe 

and a sea of raven black curls falling past your shoulders!

A ray of light adorning your head, 

and warming your face the way your smile warms the hearts

of the other angels around you.

God thought you such a gift, he could not bear to let you go for long

and brought you back to him in his loving arms.

There are times when I feel the pain of your absence again

when I wish you could

console me,

teach me,

laugh with me,

explore with me,

grow with me.

But then

I am reminded that you are never truly gone from me and our parents.

Looking down from paradise,

you celebrate our victories and mourn our losses.

You hold my hand as I take each step closer to the woman I'm destined to be.

I hope you're proud of me.

I know you're proud of me.

Mom and Dad love you very much. I want you to know that.

Although you only visited this Earth for a short time,

Mom is grateful for the lessons you taught her

that she uses now to raise me.

I'm grateful for you too.

Until we meet

Love always,

Your Sister.

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
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