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  1. Thanking God For My Sister

    • By Diane Gardner
    • Published: May 2011
    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 see

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    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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  3. Cancer Stole My Friend

    • By Serena Oritz
    • Published: February 2016
    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?

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    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...

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  4. Good Mommy

    • By Mary B. Downes
    • Published: February 2006
    Hospital As Cancer Kills Mother

    You can't prepare for this:
    the DNR in red letters,
    last rites over,
    the monitors off,...

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    Dear Mary - your poem resonated with my experience of losing my mum (Sept 11) hugely. I'm so sorry we and others have gone through this. I was looking today for something to comfort me as I...

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  6. Fight For Life

    Fight For Life
    Storms of life are strong enough
    without cancer stepping in,
    Came creeping through the back door...

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    Not every person can show their courage towards the situation, and not everybody can share their stories. It's heartwarming and very inspiring when people live their lives in a beautiful way....

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  7. Best Friend's Mother

    • By Kelsey
    • Published: September 2016
    Words Shared At A Gravesite

    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.

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    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...

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  8. Poem For A Brother-in-law Battling Cancer

    • By Heather Weitz
    • Published: January 2011

    Feeling tired
    Feeling weak
    With all the pain you do not seek
    ...

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    I feel every word in this poem.
    On June 2, 2010 I was told that I have stage four cancer. Still holding on.
    Please read "

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  10. Mother And Son

    • By Tim O''Connor
    • Published: January 2014

    A tired woman filled with fear,
    Her angry child sheds a tear.
    A last embrace consoles the soul,
    While evil forces take their toll....

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    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,...

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  11. The "Good" Cancer

    • By Sophie Katele
    • Published: November 2007
    Poem About Thyroid Cancer

    The Doctors told me because I have Thyroid Cancer that I have a "good cancer."
    I never knew there was a better type of cancer to have.
    They said it is very treatable so it's the best to have.
    Why do I have to have any type of cancer?

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    I lost a great friend to gastric cancer three years ago. It was so difficult but I walked the journey with her until the end. She never gave up and battled hard. I miss her daily. Today...

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  12. Sick Mother

    • By Peggy
    • Published: April 2010

    So quiet and so deep,
    I sit here and watch you sleep.
    I watch you as your body lies peacefully.
    I'm scared,

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    When cancer comes, we are always scared because we never know what will happen. My Meme had cancer. She died five years ago, and it is really sad. I cry almost every day. I wish God would...

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  13. Floundering

    • By Dr. Jamie Y. Marable
    • Published: August 2015
    Poem About Struggling With Mom's Cancer Diagnosis

    Emotion. Less.
    A tall order of contradictions
    Compassion
    Space

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    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...

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