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Topic Creative writing / art

A space to get creative with poems, prose or perhaps upload some artwork

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In The Breast Clinic

Started by Anonymous on 17 February 2014 at 18:46

She sits in the Atrium, drinking hot chocolate

Where no one can notice her sad little face.

She looks up at Prince Charles, gazing down from his portrait

which hangs on the wall in a prominent place.

 

She watches the people come in and go out.

She was one of those people this time last year.

Some are relaxed, while many seem worried

stomachs all twisted and knotted with fear.

 

Today she is scared again, waiting for test results

could there still be cancer? Invisible flecks

deep in her lymph nodes unseen and unknown,

hiding away, are there micro mets?

 

But here is the moment, the doctor is smiling.

His words are good news and she brushes a tear.

She's NED! No evidence, how she rejoices.

But one thing she's sure of - she'll be back next year!


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