Below is the poem entitled The Kiss a pink ribbon moment which was written by poet
Lamoureux. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Symbol of nurture, womanhood
Natures gift turned to curse
Mastectomy, identity confused
Great loss, clinging to life
Taking no chances
You stare at yourself in the mirror
Crying but still here
Fight has ended
engraved on body and spirit
Husband walks in room
Ashamed you cover yourself
He gently pulls your arms aside
Slowly kisses your scar
He looks at your body then into your eyes
He says "you have never been more beautiful"
This poem is in honor of the women who have battled breast cancer and won.
It also celebrates the men who have stood by them and witnessed
true strength and beauty. The pink ribbon is the symbol for breast