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My Brothers

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My Brothers

My Brothers On my hand I have five fingers and like that I have five brothers. My fingers are all different and like that, so are my brothers. The first one is the oldest of all. He is good and has a heart of gold. He is a Reverand. His life was not easy growing up, but he was always close to God. Galdino is his name. The second brother is Pedro. He is big, tall and strong. He has a good wife. Two daughters and a son they raised. The third brother - we call him Chuy. He is the quiet one He don't talk much. He believes it's better to keep his mouth shut. He also has a good wife. They raised a family of five. They had three boys and two girls. The youngest passed away this year. His family is his pride and joy. The fourth brother - goes by the name of Balde - short for Baldemar. He is handsome,no doubt. With his family he seems to live a happy life. About the fifth brother - what can I say, he is the youngest of all. His name is Johnny - he did 20 years in The Speacial Forces. A German wife brought back to the good old U.S.A. I love my brothers- one and all. They are all different you see, but that's the way that brothers are suppose to be....
09/007/2013 Written by Lucilla M. Carrillo

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  1. Date: 10/5/2013 11:05:00 PM

    beautiful tribute to a loving family. They all sound so special. I have only 1 brother but we're close and love each other. =) thank you for visiting my poems I appreciate it =)

  1. Date: 8/17/2013 4:05:00 AM

    Lovely tribute to your brothers Lucy. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 8/13/2013 10:36:00 AM

    Wow 9 children, that's wonderful, I so enjoyed reading about your siblings, all amazing happy wonderful families, thank you for sharing your family with us, blessings sueellen

  1. Date: 8/12/2013 12:53:00 PM

    Aw....a sweet tribute to your brothers....wonderfully written!

  1. Date: 8/12/2013 12:52:00 PM

    love it,,,, AWESOME,, I wrote one called family hair,,,, I don't know if you read it ;} Off to read the sister one now ;}

  1. Date: 8/12/2013 11:27:00 AM

    - A nice poem about your brothers Lucilla - I have one brother who is 6 years younger than me. - (receive a greeting from him by mail to my birthday and Christmas. - After my mother died two years ago, neither my father or I have seen him.) - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 7:21:00 PM

    It sounds like a wonderful family Lucilla.

  1. Date: 8/10/2013 1:56:00 PM

    Very nice family group. God always bless you all. All are compared very nicely with the size and nature of fingers. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 7:13:00 PM

    i have 5 brotheres too and they are all different, nice, locing... a most enriching piece, heartwarming piecel..:) hugggs

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 7:32:00 AM

    this is a poem you can show with pride to your five brothers. FIVE is my lucky number, Sweetie and five brothers would have been so neat for me if I had had them!! But my mother had five girls, so that is pretty lucky too!!!

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 5:06:00 PM

    Great work honoring your brothers..God blessed your family with them all turning out well and accomplishing much in life..Thanks for the visit..I am feeling better already..Sara

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 5:17:00 AM

    This is a great poem about your brothers Lucilla! I hope you shared this with them. Do you have any sisters too? I like how you compared them to the five fingers of your hand, each one very different. yet you love each one of your brothers in a special way. :) I enjoyed reading this.

    L. Avatar Rebecca L. Date: 8/10/2013 5:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) I love large families
    Carrillo Avatar Lucilla Carrillo Date: 8/8/2013 6:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes; I have three more sisters. From the sisters - I am the oldest. I might write a poem for them. too later..
  1. Date: 8/7/2013 8:20:00 PM

    This is a sweet write about all your brothers! I only have one brother, he is younger than me, he has a good wife and twins, a boy and a girl! I also have a sister, a younger sister, she is the baby in the family, and she is like the lost sheep, but has come back to the family hopefully to stay! I am like you, they are all precious to me, I want nothing more than to be with my family! Especially my wife and child, they are my whole world! This poem meant a lot to me, I really enjoyed reading it!

    Carrillo Avatar Lucilla Carrillo Date: 8/8/2013 6:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for liking my poem. It is nice to have a family, but sometimes they get seperated.