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Best Brother Poems

Below are the all-time best Brother poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of brother poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member My Brother
Livers
	bleed

lungs	
	gasp for breath


vessels of poetry
	read

pain disappears
	tears recede

love floats above the sea
	tides of sadness

recede
	planted in marshlands

seeds
	friendship bloomed

living for words
	no longer matters

I embrace my brother
	love his might

standing...

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Categories: africa, arabic, art, brother,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member - My Brother Stole My Halloween Candy -

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Categories: brother, candy, funny, halloween,
Form: Free verse
Brother Of The Quill
Brother of the Quill
Join me in a dance
For mother sings nightly
And father sleeps within a trance
Deerskin feet 
they'll never hear our steps
Through hemlock and the...

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Categories: brother, father, me, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Brother
Brother

Brother, "Winter is coming"
they say.
Well, winter is here for months now
while they do not even notice
but I do
and I hope you do too.

I am sitting...

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Categories: brother, friend, winter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Thank God I Have A Brother
Thank God I have a Brother!
He fixes up the truck,
I sometimes give him money,
Whenever he gets stuck.

(Not just for up and fixin’
The truck – not...

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Categories: birthday, brother, cheer up,
Form: Rhyme



Forgotten Heroes of the Somme
Over the top lads, for old Blighty! Hold the colours high!
Say a little prayer for me, for this summer day we die.
My brothers from the...

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Categories: brother, death, history, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
Couldn't sleep the night before my head was banging
I was innocent of a crime that I...

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Categories: brother, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Forty Today
Visited you today
as the sun set in the horizon…

the orange tinged carnations 
were a perfect complement 
for the skies
and for you… 
orange and blue
always remind...

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Categories: brother, dedication, family, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Watercolor Afternoon
The rain set me adrift inside a dream
My mind was on a painting miles upstream
An unforgotten "en plein" I once viewed
A light pastoral springtime interlude

Two...

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Categories: brother, emotions, memory,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Shattering Rose Coloured Glasses
Uncomplicated me
I thought I was colour blind
free thinking and kind
with an evolved mind
Loving and accepting 
of the ones I find

Yet my blindness 
Is that of...

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Categories: brother, betrayal, black african american,
Form: Political Verse
Standstill
Strangely bent this journey extends
Surreal at times, yet so real at ends
Each end confronts with a hardship of choices
With an abrupt passing, or an eternity...

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Categories: brother, death, friendship, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Galaxies Came Between
He'd be typing away on his desk
with blueprints for the next big thing,
While I'd be staring off into the azure sky
appreciating the "insignificant" things

You really...

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Categories: brother, confusion, dedication,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Winter Walking Blues


Glazed, deep snow, virgin crunched under my aimless walk
as I idle rambled onward through a vacant, bare-treed park.
Sun was so high that its brightness flashed...

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Categories: brother, childhood, dad, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Football, Beer, His Car and Kid
-The Same Old SongS-

That's all he ever talks about 


~SKAT~...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, brother, family,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Man and His Tree
Armed with chainsaws in the field, two young men are shirtless guests
with shoulders bronzed by sun and sweat.
The timbre in the August sun has scattered...

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Categories: bereavement, brother, goodbye, how
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Simply time to go, a little brother's lamentation
Too hard for me to say goodbye
For all apparent reasons why
Even though we all know it must be
Each heart will someday stop the beat
When the...

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Categories: brother, conflict, confusion, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Since First I Saw You
Since first I saw you, it was your eyes,
mesmerizing, your gaze transporting
me to a realm, not of fantasy, real,
where young men go when cupid’s
arrow takes...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, brother, daughter,
Form: Free verse
Remission (In Memory of William Watt).
Birth begins the tragedy in us. Life's
First sound is a blank scream
Against sorrow's hidden portends of strifes
All we know are mirages and dream.

Mother took the...

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Categories: brother, death, nostalgiaworld, time,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member A Collage For Dale
Here you are, only twelve, at our kitchen table.
Such a carrot top you were! Strangers used to think
you were our red-head mother’s natural son.

And here’s...

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Categories: brother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Empty Street
One Texan day, a man close to his prime,
sat down on a curb beside a tree.
It was an empty street; there was no crime
nor danger...

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Categories: brother, sad,
Form: Quintain (English)
Home Of The Hang Man
Home Of The Hang Man

The children are so full of doubt
No one is allowed to speak
No one is allowed to shout
Opinions are driven underground
Seems that...

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Categories: brother, childhood, confusion, family,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Father Your Father Our Father

My Father  Your Father Our Father

My guardian and protector from the evils of deception
I thrive in your presence by learning from your correction
The past...

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Categories: brother, allah, appreciation, baptism, beautiful,
Form: Monorhyme
WAS THAT YOU
My dog began barking at the air
I began to ask myself 
Was it you? Were you there ?

I thought I heard your voice in my...

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Categories: brother, death, death of
Form: Elegy
Sacrifice
It was during WWII
Japan ruled 
Koreans obeyed

Japan ordered
All Koreans
Walk up to Shinto Temple
And bow down to the picture
Of their emperor

Are you kidding?
My father scoffed
My God...

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Categories: brother, sad, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE CANDY THIEF
Now Bobby, don't try to look coy.
You mischievous naughty young boy!
You've guzzled my sweets
From 'tricking or treats'
I've seen through your devious ploy.

Oh Bobby, say have...

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Categories: brother, candy,
Form: Limerick