6. SISTERS BY HEART

From Chicken Soup for the Sister's Soul

6
SISTERS BY
HEART

It seems we just connected
Right from the start,
Meant to be—naturally,
Sisters by heart.

   And though we don’t share parents
As real sisters do,
Growing in my family tree
Is a special branch for you.

   A time-tested kinship
In which God plays a part,
Through talks and laughter, sorrow and
     dreams
Of sisters by heart.

Darla Perkins

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