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APOLLO'S CANCEROUS ARROW

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For 'tis 'bout my little hero since Apollo's first arrow, cancerous
sign to be, at a hospital, a start of many visits and stays.

How he slayed the beast within him, with his smiles,
and challenged the doctors, whereto, remission was his
reward, yet, the tinged of fake gold, he returned to
fight onward, 'tis my little hero, he fights on.

Silent Olympus, for recent did I know, that I, myself was
in remission, 'tis my little hero that made it so, until I beheld
a penny, my illness of ten years that was in solitude,
hast returned.

'Tis my little hero, liken to you, I too returned to pain and suffering,
for the remnants of Bacchus hast fled and with it, my remission of
ten years of joy, hast gone, left for the goddess Moneta to bring
back to me, my little hero, time and time again.


*Apollo, god whose arrows causes illness.
*Olympus, home of the gods & goddesses.
*Bacchus, god of wine & merriment.
*Moneta, goddess of memory.


Date: 05/26/2019
The Topic Of Cancer Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: craig cornish

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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