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Below is the poem entitled Terminal which was written by poet Charlotte Jade Puddifoot. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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cells proliferate
as our lives disintegrate
nightmare nights encroach
pain-stained flaming dawns approach
hope can't teach us how to cope

Copyright © Charlotte Jade Puddifoot

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  1. Date: 10/24/2012 5:04:00 AM
    I like how you put hope in your poem...without Hope, life is terminal. Enjoyed your Tanka and congrats on your winning spot !!

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 3:55:00 PM
    big congrats to you on this one. One of my faves in the contest it is!

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in P.D."s "Tanka~sad song" Charlotte. Love, Carol XXXX

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:25:00 AM
    superb write Charlotte...many congrats on your win!!!

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 7:37:00 AM
    congrats on your win! I remember reading this before...such truth...

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 4:38:00 PM

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 11:55:00 AM
    Charlotte, congratulations with your to be or not to be tanka poem in my contest... take care of yourself' always~PD

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 9:16:00 PM

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 4:58:00 PM
    A powerful Tanka, Charlotte! Something that has touched many. Unfortunately "hope can't teach us how to cope". Excellent write...surely a winner in the "Cantankerous" contest! Best wishes! Love, Mikki

  1. Date: 7/14/2012 8:44:00 PM
    Excellent well written write Charlotte!

  1. Date: 7/4/2012 2:44:00 PM
    thanks for reminding me. i had to make revisions. tell me if you liked the original better.

  1. Date: 6/25/2012 9:57:00 PM
    I hope this one was one of the winners!!!

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 12:02:00 PM
    wonderful write, Charlotte. Congrats on all your wins - excellent piece on Hilsborough : )

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 6:14:00 AM
    I like how you said "lives disintegrate" - so true with a deadly disease - not just for the person with cancer, but friends and families too. Also like how you describe the pain taking over in your last 3 lines - especially the "pain-stained flaming dawns" like there is no end to it, even with the dawn of a new day. it only gives more light to it. Great entry for the contest!

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 2:27:00 AM
    OUCH! felt this one. Great entry- GL!

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 6:11:00 PM
    Reads like winning material..Enjoyed reading this eve..Thanks for stopping by with congrats..I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment..Good luck in the contest..Sara

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 5:45:00 PM
    I LOVE it. It' s great to see you back here with these kinds of posts, Charlotte.