I sat by your grave today
And just let the world go astray.
I didn't know what to do,
So I sat there and thought of you.
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 effects 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.
Poems about Losing a Loved One to Cancer
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Words Shared At A Gravesite
I sat by your grave todayFeatured Shared Story
I lost my superman on the 19th of July 2019 to Prostate Cancer. A man of few words and indescribable dignity. A polite accommodative and non-dismissive person. Dad had an extremely good...
Poem About Wanting More Time With A Friend
Cancer took my best friend, don't you see?
Time was a ticking bomb thrust in me.
Did black cats traverse my way?
Did bad luck linger over me day to day?Featured Shared Story
I lost my best friend to a brain tumor on the 24th of October 2015, so it's been a year since she's been gone. But, man, it feels like it happened just yesterday, as I still cry to this day...
Poem About Struggling With Mom's Cancer Diagnosis
A tall order of contradictions
SpaceFeatured Shared Story
I had a beautiful, loving, great marriage for 26 years to my husband. His name was Rick and he was 58 years old. I lost him to Esophageal and Spinal Cancer 5 years ago. I still feel like it...
A tired woman filled with fear,
Her angry child sheds a tear.
A last embrace consoles the soul,
While evil forces take their toll....Featured Shared Story
My grandpa passed away in March 2016. He was really important in my life, and I love him so much. Yes, I am only 12, but we had so many special moments. He taught me basketball, soccer,...
Keep Fighting Cancer Poem
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,...Featured Shared Story
I am battling brain cancer. Doctors only gave me 2 months to live; that was 5 years ago. I'm now 36 and have 3 kids who need me. Every day gets harder to keep up the fight, but I can't...
Thoughts On Being Diagnosed With Cancer
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.Featured Shared Story
I just love this poem. I have lived through so many of these phases, as though I was the one writing it. My name is Sharon Gross. I’m 55, and in 2015 I was diagnosed with Adeno Carcinoma of...
I thought I had big problems
Until I realized your problems
Chemotherapy visits and checks
And months without an answerFeatured Shared Story
I have a best friend who I've known for only a year but has touched my heart. Every time I was sad and lonely she was the one that always cheered me up. But now I find out she might have...
Sister Has A Brain Tumor
I thank God for my sister
She's as awesome as can be
No one can replace her
She's in my heart you seeFeatured Shared Story
My sister has a brain tumor. Well actually she has 9, and about 30 on her spine, she has NF2. I don't believe in God though. All I believe is that life is random, cruel and painful.
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