Y. Ellie Amedeya
19 February 2018
Remembrance: What It Feels Like to Lose a Sister
Today I can state with sureness that I had never comprehended others experiencing
unendurable loss of a close person. I feel sympathetic towards someone when they lose a loved
one. However, when this occurred to me, when my sister Danielle passed away, I began to see
each one of those individuals who lost somebody they cherished. There are maybe no legitimate
words to portray this agony, this excruciating agony which shreds you, which resembles
insensitivity, influences tears to rundown your face with every memory of the dear individual
who died. I doubt time is going to reduce this hurt, regardless of what others guarantee.
Each morning despite everything, I wake up feeling that she is there singing in her room
and playing her piano. Unexpectedly, reality comes hurrying up to me, and I understand that it is
only a fantasy sticking around me still, as a wave of sadness falls upon me. In spite of my
evident serenity, I feel a great amount of exhaustion inside because my sister’s demise was
extremely heartbreaking and was the most crushing catastrophe in my life. The memory of my
sister will pursue me wherever I go. She was the most exquisite person on the inside and outside;
her heart was without sin. She taught me how to play the piano and to dance, and she showed me
how to laugh without opening my mouth or having any facial expressions.
Furthermore, Danielle was deeply in tuned with my emotions especially those of dread
and anxiety with a delicate diligence that I cherish. She accepted my self-uncertainty and
self-loathing with a kind heart. Whenever I had extremely awful circumstances, she washed me
with her recuperating sensitivity and occupied me with her splendid funniness. My sister was the
main individual I could truly depend on.
Besides my mother, nobody has ever cherished me the way Danielle had. She was my
only emotional support. When something exciting or sad happens to me, she was the primary
individual I leaned on. She put me on a pedestal and treated me as...