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Written for my big brother, Mitchell.



A man I barely know. Looking at you

is to look in a mirror almost.

Same father. Different mother.

Yet brothers.


My brother who lives across the sea.

I wish that I could change our destinies.

I often wish so many things.


To turn back time and change our pasts.

So that you might be at my side.

I wonder if you wish for that too.

Somewhere deep inside.


Your face is strong. Jaw like rock.

Countenance just like dad.

Come to think of it we look the same.

You incorrigible, handsome lad.


I miss you and pray that you are well.

Keeping you in my thoughts.



Phillip G. Inman Sr.

June 1st 2010

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ShadowStealer commented on Brother


This poem touched my heart.... I really enjoyed the read. ShadowStealer



Thank you so very much. I am glad that I was turned on to this site where I can touch peoples hearts with my writing. And i sincerely appreciate all comments.

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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