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Cancer Prayer Poems | Cancer Poems About Prayer

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Details | Free verse |

You can get back up again

My dear friend has been fighting cancer for the last six months
so please say a little prayer for her

You can get back up again

Written By Dean Masciarelli

December 1, 2009

We all face challenges 
every single day 

Yet some situations
worse then others

So try not to let the
things knock you down 

And if life try’s 
to knock you down

Remind yourself
you can get 
back up again

I have learned that 
from a friend of mine

Who's life is 
hanging on a limb

And Her situation

Started over 
five years ago

When she was told 
that she had cancer 

And it didn't look 
very promising 

But some how by 
the grace of God 

She lived 

And then she was 
with cancer again

And this time it 
was breast cancer 

And the doctor told her 
that in order for her to live 

That she had to 
have her breast removed 

And she thought 
about it for awhile 

And she made 
the decision 

That her life was 
more important 

So she told the doctor 

Take my breast off 

Because if it means 
that I can live longer 

I will fight with 
all my might 
until the very end

Yet she hasn't 
been doing well 

Because of all 
chemo treatments

But yet she still 
takes the time 
to remind me often

That life is 
for the living

So try to live each and  
every day to the fullest

Because none of us 
are promised tomorrow

So do your best 
to live for today 

And live every moment 
as if it were your last

Copyright © Dean Masciarelli | Year Posted 2009

Details | Munaajaat |

Tell Me

I'm lost hurt and angry
Why did you take his life
I want, No I need to know
Tell me, Tell me why
I deserve to know

Haven't you done enough to him
What'd he ever do to you
He suffered his whole life
Suffered more than anyone deserved
Tell me, Tell me why you did it
I have a right to know

Why'd you let him born to them
Born to worthless parents
Parents who didn't care
They threw him away like garbage
Pawned him off on someone else
Tell me, Tell me why
Explain how you could do that

You gave him Polio
You let others treat him like disease
You took away the full use of his legs
You warped his hand and foot
Tell me, Explain to me why
I deserve to know

You let others think he was crazy
You let it go on for over year
You didn't stop it, Why
Tell me, Give me your reason
Answer me God, Help me to understand

You go and make matters worse
You gave him Cancer
You didn't give him a chance to fight back
You just jerked him away from us
Tell me, Tell me how
How you could be so cruel

How can others not question you
When others do it, It's murder
But when it's by your hand
It's your will, Their fate
Tell me, What makes you so different
Your no better than the demons knocking at the door

You heard me beg and plead
You know I'm not afraid to die
I was willing to carry it all for him
I was willing to take my Daddy's place
You didn't even let me say Goodbye
Tell me, Tell me why I couldn't take his place
Answer me God, you owe me that much


Copyright © Sabrina Niday Hansel | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

Fighting Cancer

I've flown beyond caring
through mountains of calm
My worries, have all gone away
I know you'll be safe
As I travel through time
and God's there to watch you each day
I'll visit the places
I've seen in my mind
And the faces, I've known through the years
I'll remember the loved ones
I left far behind
with their smiles, their laughter and tears
Oh I know you'll be safe
as I travel through time
And God's there to show me the way
I'll visit the places
I've seen in my mind
and I'll remember my loved ones that way.....

Copyright © Pete Yuhas | Year Posted 2015

Details | Rhyme |

Forty Lost

Time moves on,
and soon will tell,
when asked for whom
they ring the bell…
 Forty lived
…and forty lost,
you left before twilight.
When it’s half as much,
at twice the cost,
you’ll  bask
in perfect light…
We live in castles
…made of sand,
we come as a stranger,
but leave as a friend…
Remember now,
your last first kiss,
those times will be
profoundly missed…
Your smile indeed
could cast a spell.
You learned to
play a bad hand well…
With all our hopes
and dreams in tow,
we are old too quick,
and wise too slow.
Life’s an elaborate
complex dance...
Would you live again,
if you had the chance?
 Copyright © 2013

Copyright © Cole Banner | Year Posted 2013

Details | Free verse |

The Power of Prayer, You beat it once

Jimmy, you beat it once
but now it's back, full force
Now we shall see the power of prayer
to remove the threatening dark horse

Cancer is a vile disease
we were with you then
and we are with you now
to practice the power of prayer

Though this time is not as the last
for one who is in Priestly study,
to show compassion as a friend
and pray as a theology student

yes one can do both, perhaps
that may make it more powerfull
that power of prayer, that we share
I want you to know that it is there

you beat it once with the power of prayer, you can do it again.

May the Lord grasp that cancer and pluck it from your body, and bring you back
to the wholeness you were, for yourself and Linda my Q10, my best friend.......

In the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit We Pray.............


Copyright © Richard Pickett | Year Posted 2010

Details | Free verse |

Cancer Basher Psalm for Leah Still

O LORD for great pain
     Cruel suffering caused
     Fierce threat they present
Slash each cancer mass
     Leah's body from
Let not one escape
     Please do not relent

Toxic chemo drugs
     Poison tumor thugs
     Poison tumor thugs
Body's soldier cells
     Target and destroy
     Traitor cancer cells

May her capillaries'
     Life-nourishing blood
     From them be withheld
All to waste away
     Starving each to death

Hot radiation fire
     To ash blast them all
     To ash blast them all
Each one sterilize
     Not to multiply

Vicious malignancies
     Banish far to Hell
Down deep them exile
     To bottomless pit
Drag them captive all
     To lake of fire burn

Opposite set guards
     Against all of them
     To never escape
To never escape
     Or wreak harm again

Nurses and doctors
     And medical staff
     Who for Leah care
Grant marvelous skill
     O LORD we pray you

Wisdom bless research
     This plague to destroy
Ever slay our foe
     It totally smash
     Nevermore to hurt

LORD grant divine peace
     All understanding past
Leah and Devon
     Your mercy await

Cancer Basher Psalm for Leah Still by Ralph Dave Westfall is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
Note: OK to replace names with others who have cancer or their family members, if those changes are indicated

Copyright © Ralph Westfall | Year Posted 2014

Details | Tanka |

A perspective of Cancer

Dread news silent face
She turned her eyes to heaven
Sharing earth's sad waste
Fear choking the unspoken
The prayer howls for fresh grace

Time crumbles heavily now
She waits diseased, and unbowed

Sister gone, I still
In love recalls wound and strength
That savaged our will
I bore most who loved you most
In weakness trembling my thoughts

How sin could wrought upon us
This dire malady in dust
I offer you all
A hand who tremble to bare
The indignant gall
Of cancer flooding our stare
A dear in the headlights glare

I tremble with you, its all
Each is alone gainst this wall.

Copyright © David Smalling | Year Posted 2012

Details | Personification |

My crazy walk of reality

I am a walking contradiction
There is no restriction
I use my own benediction

I still believe in Jesus and crucifixion 
My life has no jurisdiction 
I am definitely not a musician

I live by my own intuition
I don’t have a drug addiction
I am in no sense a politician

Guaranteed a limited addition
Difficult by definition
The hell with superstition

I do have a crazy ambition
That one day there is no partition
And we need no permission

No one has ammunition 
There is no prescription
No one lives in a disposition

All can see their own reflection
There is no opposition
And we don't have a juxtaposition

Copyright © GERT WEWEGE | Year Posted 2016

Details | Rhyme |


Radiation they said, could be deadly
if used right, it may save your life
That tumor you have, that's on your left lung
cannot be removed with a knife

They said it is pressed, very close to your heart
with even a "nick" you could die
There's only one option, it has to be nuked
five doses turned up really high

Side effects?  Yes there can be many
and continue for more than a year
Making you think, you are still on the brink
and you just can't get rid of the fear

Your mind must be occupied daily
with distractions that take you away
You lay down to sleep and reality's back
this is the time you can pray

Uninterrupted you take all your prayers
and keep them close by in your mind
Use them to carry you through the next day
your prayers may be answered you find.....

Copyright © Pete Yuhas | Year Posted 2015

Details | Blank verse |

My Prayer for Ann

patiently I have sewn 
smaller and smaller circles
chanting a prayer,

to protect you
on your journey, 
to carry you 
through the tough times,
its the sound of nature
I send to soothe your pain,
and to bind you 
in our love.

I cast this net,
hoping to bring you  
back to us

and as my last stitch 
threads through,
and wings are attached 
to my heart, 
I spirit it away 
to rest with you
until you return,

smiling in our eyes

for a friend battling Cancer ... shes been a tremendous 
support to me through my own illness

Copyright © Jayne Eggins | Year Posted 2010

Details | Free verse |


My brother is suffering; And Lord, so am I. I am sorry; But, my Lord, I must ask... "Why?" Why should someone so generous battle so very hard? Why should his life, Lord, be so very scarred? Heal him Lord; I beg of You, despite my disbelief. Take the cancer from him, Save us all this Grief. Show us all Your Mercy, As only You can do. Return him to good health Lord, I place my trust in You.

Copyright © Danielle Fenske | Year Posted 2015

Details | I do not know? |

Asking for Power of Prayer

Please if everyone would
come into prayer with me
Over tis man whom is my brother

as time has passed
I have been in search of..
my brother..

as of Earlier today..
I received a call
From a Hospital
Stating my brother 
was admitted
they were needing my consent

As I went.. I seen my brother
I hugged him.. told him I loved him
Asking him where he has been
He than said... in a very weak voice
I have been around...
than he lowered his head down

I looked and seen
His legs Swallon.. and red
Then I said Brother when 
you get well..
You can come in live with me..
How does that sound?
He said.. I would Love to..

Than the doctor pulled me out
of the room..
started telling me about
my brother

Doctor said.. I am sorry
there is nothing I can do
Your brother is very ill
His left lung is filled
His right lung three/forths full
His liver is three times in larged
You brother has a tumor
which the roots have grown
into his vocal cords.. and into his breathing tube..
I am again terrible sorry...
There is Nothing I can do..

What you brother has is cancer..
I am sorry he won't be living with you
he will be when if he does leave here
He will be going to Hospices... 
If his heart.. stops do you want me to revive him..
I looked in his eyes.. 
Tears running down.. 
For I have finally found.. 
My Brother..

I signed the consent papers
For the doctor to with draw some fluid
to find what kind of cancer tis be
The doctor said... I am sorry
I give your brother at the most two weeks...

I than went in to see my brother
I asked my brother 
"Did you find Jesus yet?"
My brother said... "Who?'
I said Jesus Christ... 
The Son of our living God
Than my brother looked into my eyes
He said... I know of him..
I said.. have you asked him into your heart yet???
He than replied no...
I said please Brother do so..
For God will Heal you...
For You can be Saved too... 
Receive Eternal life..
Live again Forever with Our Savior
Jesus Christ...
He than looked at me..
Smiled.. and said.. I will think about it..

Please if anyone would Pray for my Brother Salvation
That some how he would come to Jesus..
While there is still time... 

If anyone has not came to Jesus
Please do so..
For time is the True essences for everything
The Gift of Eternal Life is Free
All you have to do.. Is Believe
Ask Jesus into your heart...
Ask for forgiveness of your sins
Believe that Jesus died upon the Cross
God had him-Jesus Risen.. from the grave
Obtain Eternal Life..Be Born-again
Through Jesus Chrsit We can be SAVED

Copyright © Star Light | Year Posted 2012

Details | I do not know? |


Here I sit and ponder
of the things that could have been.
If only I had a crystal ball,
then I could see clearly through this wall.
Sitting still and all alone,
she approached me in the center of the room.
It was Love at first sight,
as we kissed all night.

As sick as she was she did not show it,
everyday she improved.
We did not let it beat her.
A prayer a day is all we had to say.
Everyday our Love for each other grew.
The enjoyment each one of us had
showed that we could not be inseparable.
When she stood by your side,
we had nothing to hide.

There were times that were rough and long,
But, our Love for each other made us very strong.
One day we noticed a lump,
which grew as quickly as our Love did
The time grew as quick as a month.
How much time was left was the question now.
Plus, how do you tell you faithful companion a final goodbye.

As she lay on the floor we heard a whimpering sound.
With only enough strength to look into your eyes,
we knew it was time to say our goodbyes.
How do you tell the companion of your life,
who was closer than your wife.
That she had Cancer and that it had spread,
And that in a month she would be Dead.

Your faithful companion your family pet.
In our case Ruff was her name.
The dog that would stand bye your side,
whether she was sick or lame.
I could not stand and see her take her last breath.
I looked into her eyes and there we had a final kiss.
She appeared to stare and say why?
I really wish I knew why they had to Die.
Daddy : I write this with all my Love 9-18-07

Copyright © Harold Therault | Year Posted 2007

Details | Rhyme |

Within His Hands

[Within His Hands]

I'm buried in the trenches
Without any escape
I need your hand there
To calm the awake
You silence a fear that runs through me to the core
You quietly whisper
Upon dawn's early four
As I release for my own good
I look to you and it's understood
That sometimes your shoulders will bear my tears
While knowing of prayers that God only hears
You comfort me the best way you know how
By letting me sob, shake, scream, and shout
I'm not quite sure when this haunting will end
But I'm grateful to know, you'll understand where I've been

[Connie Joffe - July 16, 2016 8:36-8:44am]

Copyright © Connie Joffe | Year Posted 2017

Details | Rhyme |

Jane Webb Needs Our Prayers

My neighbor's wife is battling cancer and she needs your prayers.
Please show her that you want her to get better, please show that you care.
Her name is Jane Webb and she's undergoing chemotherapy.
She needs prayers from you and she needs prayers from me.

Copyright © randy johnson | Year Posted 2016

Details | Free verse |

Prayer for Uncle Reggie


  Too young for bars, but thirsty.
  Uncle Reggie owned a beer joint so
  we went in and had beers carte blanche.
  He was upstairs dying of cancer.

  We went up for an impromptu visit. 
  He and his woman in a small room.
  He was in bed weak with sickness.
  We made small talk then escaped.  

  We went downstairs; one for the road.
  Everything I drank then tasted bitter.
  One day we'll all be in that bed upstairs.
  May God rest all of our souls.  Amen

Copyright © William Donovan | Year Posted 2017