When I lay there beside you,
Could you feel me there?
My arms were wrapped around you,
And I was stroking your hair.
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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When I lay there beside you,Featured Shared Story
My mother got cancer when I was 8. She survived and was in remission for a year, but when I was 12 she was diagnosed with cancer again. This time we all knew she would die, when she told us I...
To My Little Sister With Throat Cancer
It was purchased just for you,
when you're happy or you're blue,
you can wear it on your head,
'round the house or in your bed,Featured Shared Story
This is a lovely poem. Thank you for sharing this poem with all of us. I hope that your sister wins the battle over cancer. May GOD bless you and your sister.
Son Died Of Cancer Poem
To be brave is to cry
But still to fight on,
And that's what you did,
Our hero, our son.Featured Shared Story
I am so sorry. My great grandma died from cancer and so did my grandma. It must've been so hard for you. I can't imagine what you went through losing your son. I'm so sorry for your loss.
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...
Child Fighting Cancer Poem
What would you do
in 5 short years?
Would you make them the most
or hide from your fears?Featured Shared Story
I have 2 really good friends who were diagnosed with cancer. It sucks. One girl was only 9 years old and fought. She won, but now has to take therapy.
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 Have Breast Cancer
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.
Yet you didn't shed a single tear; you stayed intact.Featured Shared Story
Hello, I am going to die from stage 4 breast cancer that has traveled into my lungs. My doctor told me that I had to think on the time that I had left. Was I just slapped, because I thought I...
To My Mother Who Died From Cancer
It's not fair, I just can't let go.
I sit here and plead, why must she go?
She is my everything, my mom and my best friend.Featured Shared Story
I am now nearly 16, and I lost my mum to a 3 year battle of Secondary Glioblastoma when I was only 9. She was 39 when she passed. This poem has quickly become more important to me than any of...
Sister Fighting Breast Cancer
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.
My special sister took it all in stride, smiled, and said, "That's how it goes."Featured Shared Story
I cried like a baby while reading this poem. I was the care giver to a very good friend of mine, Peggy Sue Smith. She was given the awful news that she six months without treatment to one...
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