Treasure Island

Paloma Castaneda

(6-8-98 / California)

My Little Brother


I had a little brother who played with me in the rain,
I had a little brother who cried with me when I had pain,
I had a little brother who'd sing me funny lullabys,
I had a little brother who'd cry to me and love me.

I had a little brother who got very sick,
I told him I loved him with all my heart
But he didn't make it,
And now I have a little brother who watches over me everyday,
He smiles at me when I know he's there,
And he tells me that I'll be ok.

Submitted: Sunday, May 27, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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