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This EE Cumming's poem has significant meaning to my sister and I. We love it. 

                        "i carry your heart with me (i carry it in
            my heart) i am never without it (anywhere
                                i go you go...."
                                                    -ee cummings



to: jennifer, my loving sister

i’ve never felt a bond so deep (never, forevermore)
nor have i embraced a shoulder so strong; 
             -strong enough for me-
but within the dark of the darkest night, before the 
brightest star was born,
we were born to love (always, forevermore)
and i shall not betray the trust sisters share; 
for we ration laughter when rain falls like rain,
and break bread of bounty when rain brings pain-
i fear not the deepest depth,
nor am i weak with you by my side (eternally, forevermore)
i seek not my vices because of your empathy,
hear not the voices whispering echoes of loss-
for you, my sweet sister, have shown me a path to freedom;
(everyday, forevermore)
and in the longest walk I’ve ever walked, 
the hardest race i’ve ever faced,
you held my hand with ease and comfort, 
and i am at a loss for words-
above the highest skies of all royal skies,
i feel the relief from what was and what is to come-
for our friendship shan’t be severed by distance, nor sent away
toward isles too far to sail;
it is content with calm words spoken without judgement,
only with compassion, sympathy and genuine kindness-
before rarity was rare,
a true bond we did share;
and i’ll tell you something no other person can comprehend, 
a secret spreading moondust over valleys - valleys made for
                                                                          - just us-
you are the magic that holds the stars in the dark ebon sky;
the marvel of the universe and 
its muse compare not to you-
i shall show gratitude to God for you...
           (i promise…forevermore)



                                    "sisters don't need words...
                                                         they have hearts"



November 1, 2019
Writing Challenge, November- Some Kind of Love 
Sponsor, Dear Heart - Wiishkobi Ode




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Date: 11/19/2019 7:07:00 AM
Sounds like a very special bond between you and your sister, Luloo, congrats on your win. Hugs, John
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Date: 11/19/2019 1:40:00 AM
Congrats Lu
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Date: 11/18/2019 9:11:00 PM
Girl this was amazing! Congratulations!;)
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Date: 11/18/2019 4:14:00 PM
Lu congratulations on your top win in my writing challenge with this deeply emotional and beautifully penned poem and I love how you did it in the style of ee Cummings, he would be proud !
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Date: 11/18/2019 1:56:00 PM
Such a moving poem LuLoo and I love the quote at the end:-) Many congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 11/18/2019 1:50:00 PM
- Deeply moving memories, L.L. - Congratulations on first place in the contest :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 11/18/2019 1:05:00 PM
Congratulations on your 1st place win! We will never forget those that we loved so much. Hugs Eve
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Date: 11/6/2019 2:27:00 AM
Beautifully done, a sister can never be replaced.
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Date: 11/2/2019 2:45:00 PM
Lu Loo, Very sweet poem for a dear sister and lifelong friendship. Edward would enjoy this I think. -Richard
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Date: 11/2/2019 7:24:00 AM
We never forget those we lose.. especially in tragic circumstances... deep and emotive poetry, which you do so well..
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Date: 11/2/2019 7:17:00 AM
You are one in Heart and Soul... Much love expressed here...
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Date: 11/2/2019 12:02:00 AM
This is beautiful, sweet Laura. I loved it so much... I dedicated a poem to you but don't think you've seen it... I hope you like it and I love your heart sweet Sister in Christ, Gina
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