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Picture of Topic Creative writing / art


Topic Creative writing / art

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

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Cancer Poem

Started by Anonymous on 03 July 2013 at 14:40


You found a lump

or had a call back,

from a mammogram

and things look black.


They took a biopsy,

said "it's invasive",

and "we found a node"

You just sat impassive.


When did it hit you,

that you had cancer?

Or is that a question

you just couldn't answer?


When did the horror

of your situation

take on real meaning

realise the invasion?


When they said 'chemo'

did you feel the fear?

Those poisons they use

seem so severe.


You want to be cured

so obey the rules

put yourself through it,

and face those ghouls.


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