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For Ronan

Your soul was being attacked
Meanwhile mine carried bags
Of sorrow, devastation and guilt
For I knew your little body couldn’t handle this
This cancer that sprung up out of nowhere when you were two
But you got your army men and went to work
Fighting
How strong your little heart was
Bigger than any of those little army men
Nevertheless, your little body didn’t fight forever
How could it?
So I sat you on my lap and told you that it was okay
You died that day.
So now,
Every chance I get I say screw Cancer
Fot taking the most precious boy I’d ever laid eyes on. 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 6/8/2019 3:18:00 PM
Hello Monia Kurtz, cancer is a sickness tha should have a cure by now. With all the money tha is collected, my question is: Where does the money go? Or better yet , how is it spent? Have a nice day my friend.
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Date: 6/4/2019 9:04:00 AM
Same sentiments here...A very emotional write...Congratulations Monia...All the best
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Date: 6/1/2019 9:22:00 PM
A powerful and poignant poem, Monia. An expressive and heartbreaking beauty. Congratulations on your wonderful and well-deserved recognition with POTD honors. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 6/1/2019 8:53:00 PM
We will beat this disease soon, I am sure of that, for the countless precious souls given to this monster. I am so sorry for your loss. What a gorgeous and heartbreaking write. Congrats on POTD. <3
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Date: 5/30/2019 7:03:00 AM
How sad and heartbreaking, Monia. So very sorry if this is true. Congratulations on POTD. Hugs Charlie
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Date: 5/28/2019 11:43:00 PM
How terribly heartbreaking Monia. This is written so tenderly and poignantly. Congratulations on your deserving POTD honors. Blessings
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Date: 5/27/2019 10:06:00 PM
Heart breaking write, Monica, congratulations on POTD.
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Date: 5/27/2019 3:10:00 PM
Nicely done. My dad died of throat cancer in 1985. My brother died of liver cancer in 2010!
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Date: 5/27/2019 12:45:00 PM
- Heartbreaking poem, Monia - Congratulations on yours p.o.t.d. - // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 5/27/2019 12:39:00 PM
Cancer can attack any age. I wish it weren't so. I can feel the pain in your words, your heart. "But you got your army men and went to work, Fighting" This thought alone holds me so close. Sounds like a brave little boy. I am so sorry for your loss. He will always be with you, in your heart. Congratulations Monia, on Poem of the Day. ~ Brandy
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Date: 5/27/2019 12:03:00 PM
A real "warrior" is not determined by size or age. Beautifully heart wrenching poem, Monia.
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Date: 5/27/2019 10:44:00 AM
Tragic but insightful poem. Great
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Date: 5/27/2019 9:48:00 AM
I can't imagine! I am tearful. Congratulations on POTD. We all grieve for your boy.
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Date: 5/27/2019 9:08:00 AM
Such a triumphantly sad declaration of devotion to your big, braveheart little man Ronan, Monia. Kudos on POTD! Well deserved. May love light your path in life always. Romantic Warrior
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Date: 5/27/2019 8:59:00 AM
Our hearts go out to you and your little one, who is playing in the fields of heaven...take comfort for we all meet again...and Congrats on POTD...^WW^
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Date: 5/27/2019 7:28:00 AM
This is a very powerful, well written poem. It speaks for all who go through this. I agree , so heart wrenching. Congratulations for POTD :)
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Date: 5/27/2019 7:15:00 AM
Boy I hope this is fiction. Powerful write
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Date: 5/27/2019 6:31:00 AM
Cancer is an evil disease and I am sorry to hear about your loss..... Congratulation on having your poem featured as poem of the day.
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Date: 5/26/2019 10:06:00 AM
Monia..I am sorry to hear this. Cancer takes anyone at any age. But to a mother? Heart wrenching With my love and respect< Panagiota Making this piem a FAV it's so human.
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Date: 5/26/2019 2:49:00 PM
Thank you so very much for your kind words and making this a fav.
Date: 5/25/2019 6:18:00 PM
Hello Monia: My sincere condolences for the loss of your dear son. Your poem is a triibute to him as I too have written poems to my departed family and sibs. It will be a standing legacy for all your friends and those who are dear to you. Continue writing.
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Date: 5/25/2019 4:36:00 PM
Hello Monia kurtz, yes that cancer is nasty It ruins lives whether small children or adults. Some people are strong to fight, others are not. it is sad. You have to remember him they way he was before he got sick.Have a nice evening my friend.
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