Marilyn Lott

Gold Star - 12,117 Points (5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

My Brother’s Gone - Poem by Marilyn Lott

There is sadness in my heart today
I got a call my brother died
Oh Lord, how much I’ll miss him
For in heaven he now resides

Our childhood brought us so close
We did everything together
From cowboys and Indians to
Hopping mud puddles in soppy weather

But the favorite game was monopoly
We played it both night and day
Fighting was also part of the fun
But friends we would always stay

He’d turn my playhouse into a clubhouse
My babies were suddenly big kids
Hide n go seek was another game
In a small forest nearby is where we hid

We made up bed time stories too
What exciting imaginations we had
Some were quite ingenious
And others were not doubt kind of bad

We moved at lot in those early years
He’d make friends at the bus stop first thing
Not me, for I was so shy you see
Anguish for me it would bring

Years rolled by and by age seventeen
He decided he’d go into the Air Force
I’ll never forget when he got on the bus
I was so lonely for him, of course

Good by Rod, I’ll love you forever
Say hello to Mom and Dad
Someday we’ll all be together again
But for now, Lord, I feel so sad!

Your little sister...

Comments about My Brother’s Gone by Marilyn Lott

  • (6/16/2007 4:54:00 PM)

    So sorry for your loss, a lovely tribute however to your brother, thanks for sharing it with us, best wishes Lynda xx (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 16, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 12, 2011

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