Poetry

My Little Sister

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You entered this world
Five years after me
While initially excited
It sparked some jealousy
You followed me around
But I wanted space
I’d say hurtful things
Leaving sadness on your face
I did get protective
And fought with others
No one could be mean to you
Other than your big sister
Most years were fun
When together we’d play
But then we’d fight
Tearing the other’s hair
The older we grew
The closer we became
The secrets we shared
The laughter and the pain
Despite being miles away
We still share a bond
My little sister;
Of you, I am fond!

***Inspired by the Write Tribe prompt for 100 words on Saturday: My Little Sister***

100 Words on Saturday - Write Tribe
Until next time,
Cheers!!!

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48 Comments

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    Zita
    January 5, 2014 at 11:52 am

    Sorry that was meant to say ‘Beautiful!’ That’s what happens when I attempt to reply while lying on the couch with the iPad!! 🙂
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    Geeta Nair
    January 5, 2014 at 1:32 pm

    Each word there echos the relationship majority of elder sisters share with their younger sibling. A beautiful post.

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      Psych Babbler
      January 5, 2014 at 7:57 pm

      Thank you Geeta…I’m sure lots of people have gone through this! 🙂 Welcome to this space!

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    nabanita
    January 5, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    such a beautiful expression of the bond! Loved it totally 🙂
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    Pratikshya Mishra
    January 5, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    Beautiful lines… liked the poem…
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    Jyotsna Bhatia
    January 5, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Aww.. such beautiful words !!

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    vishalbheeroo
    January 5, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    We fight with the ones we love. Still, they are beautiful part of our lives. Beautiful tribute to the sister:)
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      Psych Babbler
      January 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm

      It’s funny how that works…it’s ok for us to fight with our siblings but god forbid someone else tries it! 😛 At the end of the day, underneath all that rivalry is a whole lotta love! Thanks Vishal!

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    Privy Trifles
    January 5, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    It is sooo touching to read this one. Reminded me of my younger brother because the emotions remain the same… 🙂

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      Psych Babbler
      January 6, 2014 at 8:04 pm

      Thanks Privy…I’m sure all siblings can relate to this! 🙂

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    usha menon
    January 5, 2014 at 9:57 pm

    Very sweet poem. This poem is reflective of reality. The sisters may fight but they remain the best of friends.
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      Psych Babbler
      January 6, 2014 at 8:19 pm

      Thanks Usha! It’s so true isn’t it…no matter how much siblings fight, they always love each other… 🙂

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    More than Words
    January 6, 2014 at 2:27 am

    It’s so beautiful…..I’m an only child but in my younger days I so wished for one ……reading your post today again got me thinking about my family planning:)
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      Psych Babbler
      January 6, 2014 at 8:21 pm

      Thanks More than words! Haha…had to laugh that it got you thinking about family planning. But yes, no matter how much my sister and I fought when we were young, I remember feeling a bit sorry for those without a sibling because even the fights were interesting! 😛

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    iihahs
    January 6, 2014 at 4:49 am

    A beautiful post. I am a younger sister and your post quietly describes my elder sister. 😀
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      Psych Babbler
      January 6, 2014 at 8:23 pm

      Welcome here Iihahs! Haha…I’m sure your older sister would agree too! 😀

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    Maddie
    January 6, 2014 at 4:52 am

    Lovely… I don’t have a sister but I have one very close friend and I can relate somewhat… 🙂
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      Psych Babbler
      January 6, 2014 at 8:08 pm

      Thanks Maddie…I think it could also reflect any sibling relationship…

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    Eloquent Mind
    January 6, 2014 at 4:58 am

    Awesome PB ! I couldn’t think of a much better dedication 🙂 Did you little sis like it ?
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      Psych Babbler
      January 6, 2014 at 8:07 pm

      Thanks EM…yes she did…she’s commented right after you! 🙂

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    Sunaynna
    January 6, 2014 at 10:57 am

    Little sister loved it! 😀

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    shellymona
    January 6, 2014 at 11:49 am

    ‘No one could be mean to you
    Other than your big sister’
    I loved this part very much coz it shows the possessiveness of this relation
    A lovely poem
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      Psych Babbler
      January 6, 2014 at 8:07 pm

      Thanks Shellymona…it certainly is complex when we are young!

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    R's Mom
    January 6, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    How lovely 🙂

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    aayeshahakim
    January 6, 2014 at 4:37 pm

    a sweet poetry!
    honest words! 🙂

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    Venice
    January 6, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    Sounds exactly like my relationship with my little sister! 🙂 Loved it!!
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      Psych Babbler
      January 6, 2014 at 8:06 pm

      Haha…I think most of us elder ones can relate Venice! 😀

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    Shiva
    January 6, 2014 at 6:41 pm

    Lovely words…lovelier feelings…
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      Psych Babbler
      January 6, 2014 at 8:05 pm

      Welcome here Shiva! And thank you… 🙂

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    Kalpana Solsi
    January 6, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    No one could be mean to you
    Other than your big sister

    these two lines reflect a gamut of emotions.
    very well-written.

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      Psych Babbler
      January 6, 2014 at 8:05 pm

      Thanks Kalpana…it’s so very complex at times, isn’t it? 🙂

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    chai a cup of life
    January 6, 2014 at 11:24 pm

    Beautiful words. Nice to hear what a big sister thinks of their little sis. (because I am the little sister too)
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      Psych Babbler
      January 7, 2014 at 6:50 pm

      Ah so you’re the younger one… 🙂 Having a sister is definitely special!

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    Shilpa Garg
    January 7, 2014 at 2:21 am

    This is just like the bond I share with my sisters!! Beautifully expressed 🙂
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      Psych Babbler
      January 7, 2014 at 6:51 pm

      Thanks Shilpa…I’m sure all sisters can relate! 🙂

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    Corinne Rodrigues
    January 7, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Sweet! And she’s a blogger too? If I recall she helped with you header design a while back too, right? 🙂
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      Psych Babbler
      January 7, 2014 at 6:53 pm

      Thanks Corinne! No she isn’t a blogger but I’ve linked to her portfolio of designs and stuff. And yes, the current header too is designed by her.

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    Aditi
    January 7, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    I could relate to each and every word… So lovely dear…I’m sharing this with my lil sis…
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      Psych Babbler
      January 7, 2014 at 6:55 pm

      Thanks for the lovely words Aditi! Glad you could relate 🙂

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    Viji Venu
    January 8, 2014 at 4:05 am

    Hey…I share a similar bond with my sister and could really relate to all that. Brings back to me the silly things, famous fights and dearly talks. Being far miss a lot of that…

    Check out this post from my blog.
    http://vijisambhu.blogspot.com/2013/09/sister-love.html
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      Psych Babbler
      January 12, 2014 at 6:47 pm

      I’m sure several siblings can relate to this Viji…nice to know you and your sister share a similar bond! 🙂 Will check out your post…

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