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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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 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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Every word described my Mums stay in a Care Home....she passed recently. I took care of her as long as I was able; then was persuaded by the Authorities to entrust her to the Care...

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Poem About Losing A Mother While She Is Alive
  • By Juli Nielsen
  • Published: August 9, 2014
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, You will get better soon thats what everyone is saying.
You are Grandpa's life please stay with him, If you were to leave us the world would be so grim, You are on our minds every minute of every day, You would never get sick if I had it my way....

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Poem About A Loved One Suffering With Dementia
  • By Linda Harrison
  • Published: August 7, 2014
A Forgotten Life

She resides in a home, sits in a chair
Nothing to bother her, make her worry or care.
Carers to help her wash and dress
Doing all that they can not to cause her distress....

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Hello. I can so relate to what you have said. and of course more than what you have said. My Dad got dementia when he was 83. He wouldn't accept that he needed help and I would take weeks...

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The White Van
  • By Aldo Tambellini
  • Published: February 2006
Mother



mother
it is the night...

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My Pain

You try to understand
But I don't want you to
I don't think you can comprehend
The pain that I go through....

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Your poem touched me, after reading this you have been in my prayers. It's almost been nine months that I've been sick, in and out of hospitals my whole eighth grade year. Everyday in...

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  • By Linda M. Capp
  • Published: May 2009
In My Heart

You know I Love You, you know I do.
I just wish you could talk to me like I talk to you.
I know how hard you try to speak,
but those brain cells you lost made your body so weak....

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This poem touched me as my Mum has been in a vegetative state for the last 3 years.
I miss her so much

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's story is one of struggle with epilepsy which touches my heart, because regardless of what people think or say about her, she has remained strong and true to her heart, and that is one...

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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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