There is no doubt that cancer is one of the most challenging conditions facing whole families and our society in the 21st Century. With the incidence of cancer ever increasing, it is just a matter of time before someone close to us has this illness which deviously challenges life itself. Given the delicacy of the situation, as emotional turmoil is stirred not only in the sufferer as they face the unknown, the effects often ripple to everyone around as they struggle with how to be sensitive and yet caring.
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Next Poem. I am a two time cancer survivor. I had a wonderful doctor.
There are three sequences of poems in Wristwatch, and the central sequence, Risky breastscontains sixteen poems about my treatment for breast cancer in I was reeling. Some of these poems were written at the time. I realised I wanted to write honest, unsentimental poems about what was happening to me and how I was changed by it.
Prev Poem. Next Poem. Each month be sure to check your breasts, To ensure there aren't any unwanted guests.
Without questioning, when going through a serious illness, you learn to know what faith truly is, along with finding the true meaning of beauty and how you really feel about yourself. I know this all too well, because I've experienced many trials and tribulations in my life. Through it all, I gain strength that I never knew I had, much more confidence in myself, and I was loving myself all over again.
To have a warning? So thank you Whoever you are For that deep deep punch Sonal from London FU Cancer You're evil and deadly A silent killer you are, Always waiting and lurking forever near not far You slowly sneak in Like a thief in the night, Encompassing your host Never caring if right You're a beast of the night No heart and no soul, You steal away love You're taking your toll Burning all that you touch You spread like a fire, You're sickness sets in Taking all you desire Why do you exist With the pain you create Devouring all Then One day - too late
Surviving Breast Cancer. Both sides of my family have suffered from various types of cancers. I lost my mother to cancer, I lost my father to cancer.
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