My Brother


To have a big brother like you

means the world to me.

I don’t know what I would do

If you ever left me

or decided to see through.


Years ago I didn’t feel this way

we used to legitimately fight

Hate each other and not talk for hours

This would happen at least once a night

Some days I wished you would just move away


As the years went on

the fights started to subtract

But still occasionally happened

We started to accept the fact

That we have to live together.


In our later years

Things changed like no other

We began to talk all the time

Were there for each other

Didn’t let the other disappear


You started taking me with you places

Introducing me to many faces

I actually felt like you didn’t mind me

You would tell me random cases

Sometimes I could really careless


But someday I knew it would come back to haunt me

So I decided to appreciate

Because I knew you felt the same way

When I would inform you of something

But yet you always seemed to agree


A punch here, a punch there

A laugh here, a laugh there

Was how we lived our lives

caring about the other

and random nights that were rare


Now you’re off to school

I don’t see you often

I miss you very much

I don’t have an option

I just want you to know, I love you.




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