Cancer Poems

Cancer Poems

Sad and Inspirational Cancer Poems

Cancer, the dreaded "C" word. It has become such an epidemic in our society that people are loath to even mention its name. Cancer is a disease that can affect many different parts of the body. Some of these diseases are more serious than others. It is not only the disease that is painful but also the many way of treating it. Radiation treatments may kill the cancer but are also dangerous for the body. Chemotherapy comes with many side affects such as hair loss and severe nausea. The many faces of this disease challenge an individual to show their fighting spirit and will to live.

Advertisement

Cancer Poetry 1-10 of 36

Child Dies Of Cancer Poem
  • by Kristie
  • Published: May 2008
5 Years Old

What would you do
in 5 short years?
Would you make them the most
or hide from your fears? …

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 16
  • Emailed 10
  • Votes 392
  • Rating: 4.71
Latest Shared Story

My best friends sister started limping for 9 weeks so we took her to a check up and they said she's …

Read Complete Story

Our Hearts Will Always Touch

When I laid there beside you,
Could you feel me there?
My arms were wrapped around you,
And I was stroking your hair.…

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 95
  • Emailed 205
  • Votes 1831
  • Rating: 4.69
Latest Shared Story

My mum had been losing weight for a while, she was looking after my dad so she always said "I can't …

Read Complete Story

Advertisement

Son Died Of Cancer Poem
  • by Juli Round
  • Published: Jun 2008
Goodnight Our Hero

To be brave is to cry
But still to fight on,
And that's what you did
Our hero, our son.…

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 38
  • Emailed 25
  • Votes 449
  • Rating: 4.69
Latest Shared Story

I am so glad I came across your beautiful poem, I lost my son to leukemia just after his 19th …

Read Complete Story

  • by John Kehoe
  • Published: 11/3/2013
A Stranger Comes To Call

Some weeks ago through medical doubt
I met someone I'd heard lots about
I never thought our paths would cross
Our meeting left me at a loss.…

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 0
  • Votes 34
  • Rating: 4.68
  • by Barbara Looney
  • Published: Jun 2007
My Special Sister Vicki

My special sister, I want you to know how much you mean to me.
My special sister has strength and courage her whole family can see.
My special sister showed us all how to handle life's blows.…

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 9
  • Emailed 62
  • Votes 237
  • Rating: 4.66
Latest Shared Story

We have just lost a good man. My brother in-law. He was only in the family for 5 years but it feels …

Read Complete Story

Baby With Cancer Poem
  • by Shelliegh Southard
  • Published: Jan 2008
My Wish

My wish this year
Is for you to remain here
I wouldn't know what to do
If forced to lose you…

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 11
  • Emailed 7
  • Votes 251
  • Rating: 4.63
Latest Shared Story

My nephew was diagnosed at 4 weeks old with ALL. He was in remission for a year and a half now at …

Read Complete Story

Losing My Parents
Signed...Your Little Girl

You were there for my very first breath,
And I was there for your last.
The time we got to share together,
Went by too quick...Too fast.…

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 10
  • Emailed 10
  • Votes 192
  • Rating: 4.63
Latest Shared Story

I can understand the pain. Sometimes it seems too much. I lost my wonderful father to leukemia when …

Read Complete Story

Keep Fighting Cancer Poem
  • by Jennifer Correa
  • Published: 12/3/2013
To My Mom

In your eyes I see the pain,
Slowly the tears roll down, they won't refrain.

I look down to the floor as if I'm hiding,…

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 1
  • Votes 63
  • Rating: 4.63
I Have Breast Cancer
  • by Tessa McGregor
  • Published: Mar 2008
Mothers Smile

I remember your brave face through all the pain,
The day you told us and I tried to remain sane.
" I have breast cancer," you said as a matter of fact,…

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 20
  • Emailed 50
  • Votes 354
  • Rating: 4.61
Latest Shared Story

Thank You for sharing. I recently found out I have breast cancer and I am 30. I have two boys and …

Read Complete Story

  • by Michele Rosa
  • Published: May 2011
Imagine A World Without Cancer

Imagine there's no cancer,
It's easy if you try,
No pain or suffering,
Or waiting just to die.…

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 3
  • Emailed 30
  • Votes 267
  • Rating: 4.61
Latest Shared Story

Hey, what can I say the poem was very touching since I only lost my mother 8 months ago and I found …

Read Complete Story

Cancer Poetry 1-10 of 36

Advertisement

Back to Top