Ode to a Cousin


Something is wrong

You’re so far away

Not for too long

You’ll be here to stay


Joined by mothers

You are like a sister

Though we can act like brothers

And sure cannot whisper


We think so alike

Even though you are older than me

We still share the same likes

But you sure ain’t taller than me


We will be together

Sooner than we think

Your presence is a pleasure

I just gave you a wink


Separated for now

But there ‘til the end

Although I’m not sure now

More than a cousin, you are my best friend


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