Sickness Poems

Sickness and pain, suffering is so hard

When a family member has an illness, the entire family can be affected. The way that the illness is dealt with has an affect on the entire family. Some mothers or fathers feel that it is best to discuss the illness as little as possible with their children because they don't want to worry them. This can often have the opposite effect. Because the children know something is going on, but they don't know what, it often feels more scary for them. It is often best to give them as much information as they ask for. In this way they will feel part of what is going on.

Sick Children and Parents Poems

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Poem From Patient To Hospital Staff
I'm A Person Too

Here I lie in bed again, Awaiting my next meal.
A worker barges in my room, As if it's no big deal.

What ever happened to courtesy? Just a little knock.

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Wow! Beautiful Poem. I needed a poem for my English class. This right here is phenomenal. I volunteer at a hospital, so I work and see a lot of these patients. This poem has reminded me to...

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Poem About Life With Epilepsy
  • By Hali
  • Published: February 17, 2016
Past, Present, Future

My eyes glistening with tears,
But not yet fallen.
I'm crying, but they're silent tears.
I'm crying on the inside so you are unable to see

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Hali, I am impressed by how strong you sound. I'd just like to let you know that you are not in it alone. I try putting myself in my dad's shoes too and I at least know exactly how it feels....

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Cancer War
  • By Louisa W. Williams
  • Published: February 2006
Fallen Soldier



There are just a few things that can hit you so hard
That even years later you are left emotionally scarred....

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Poem About Losing A Mother While She Is Alive
Shell Of A Person I Once Knew

You're the shell of the person I once knew.
When I talk, I know you can hear,
But I barely feel your spirit lingering near.

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I hear what you are saying. It hurts a lot I know. When I was born my mothers lung both collapsed and when the doctor put a tube of oxygen into her lungs, it had golden staff on it. For the...

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Don't Give Up Poem
  • By Jessica K. Riley
  • Published: February 2006
Grandma


O Grandma O Grandma don't ever give up hope,
All you family and friends are learning to cope,
Please stay strong and never stop praying,

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Beautiful poem. I love it. One of my favorite poems on this website.

Poem About The Sadness Of Alzheimer's
Changing Places

I see the sadness in your eyes,
The times that you are knowing
What's happening to your wondrous mind,
The symptoms you are showing.

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This poems covers so many terminal situations and what we go through, but no poem will show what the victim goes through. The pain, fear, hopelessness they must be going through. On the other...

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Prayer For A Mother Who Is Sick
  • By Lindsey N. Smith
  • Published: February 2006
One Wish

If I had one last wish to make it would have to be,
that God would heal my mom and give her pain to me.
For I've never seen my mom hurt so bad in all my life,
I'd do anything and everything to take her pain and strife....

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This poem reflects my relationship with my mother exactly. Thanks for these beautiful words, strung so beautifully together.

In His Hands

I heard some bad news today, something that made me scared,
Today I found out my dad has cancer; it was something I had always feared.
I knew many people that passed away because of this evil cell,
Yet I know of some that beat it, and of course turned out well....

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This is amazing.. My granddad just got diagnosed with lung cancer and I just needed something to express how I feel... This helped very much that you xx

Sister About Her Sick Little Brother
Hush-A-By Baby, Don't Cry

He grows everyday
And thinks 'never die'
Life he will live his way
Hush-a-by baby, don't cry...

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This poem makes me sit here and just bawl because my baby brother is very sick. I know on my heart that I am going to out live him. It kills me to admit that but it is true. But this little...

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Trying Not To Ask God Why
  • By Stephoney L. Pack
  • Published: February 2006
Questions?

I cry myself to sleep at night
Trying not to ask God why
I have false hope is what I've heard
Rather than that don't say a word...

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My sister is a addict has been since 13 and she now is 36 she out there dying. My cousin has her 1 yr old daughter and I'm just praying but its either prison or death this time .

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