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Cancer Ballad Poems

These Cancer Ballad poems are examples of Ballad poems about Cancer. These are the best examples of Ballad Cancer poems written by international poets.

Growing Old
In slower pace older men walk and bend,
some hung their heads and limp with age,
their drooping shoulders unable to stand,
Greater demands of a new climate...

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Categories: age, butterfly, cancer, death,

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(for Ruth and Clement Mc Cormack, 
Bridgton, Maine)

“Come see us, we’ll talk about the job."

you were convalescent, generous, 
and anxious to get...

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Categories: cancer, fate, friendship, strength,

Did I know the reason why
It was your turn to die
As you laid low in your bed
The cancer spread in a time of dread

Did I...

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Categories: death, poems,

Aunty Carrie
What quiet times did she have
When she thought of him again
She shed a tear for what was given
As her one love had been stuck down

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Categories: remembrance day, world war

november 13th 2017 - part 1
November 13th 2017 
Happy 83rd birthday to thy cremated mom

Harriet Harris fought tooth and nail
Mother succumbed 
to terminal illness without fail 
Ovarian/ Uterine Cancer to...

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Categories: dark, grave, happy birthday,

november 13th 2017 - part 2
with Huzzah, but stood mute in proximity 
when ye didst call
in kitchen of century old stone 
mansion built and hall 

ways echo wing the absence...

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Categories: cancer, courage, cry, depression,

End of life options
I watched something on the television in a program about Euthanasia 
And since my father died from cancer what palliative care would be a saviour

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Categories: death, life,

End of Life Options
I watched something on the television in a program about Euthanasia 
And since my father died from cancer what palliative care would be a saviour

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Categories: anxiety, death,

A treason of the heart
"A treason of the heart"

"The news came violently like a bullet to the chest, Who do I call, what do I do?
When only my mother...

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Categories: cancer, daughter, mother daughter,

Love Me
My Life,
My Death, 
My Confusion,
My Clarity,
My Peace,
My Anger,
My Passion,
My Break,
My Pain,
My Healing,
My Smile,
My Frown,
My Nothing,
My Everything, 
My Healing,
My Poison, 
My Silence,
My Song,
My Strength, 
My Weakness,

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Categories: blessing, cancer, god, heart,

Dead love
Love, dead love
I missed you this summer.
Cold, so cold
Winter is my mother.
So dance Dirt Man
I'm so alone this summer
Flesh to trash
your death is a cancer..

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Categories: death,

Sweat broke my line of vision,
I couldn't see clearly, these demons were coming down hard,
Each blow shattering the little resistance I held onto,
Mercy wasn't a...

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Categories: absence, abuse, bereavement, betrayal,

The Shepard
Nail biters with white lighters. You are never too old to be cursed. How did Jesus die for my sins if he’s still alive? Pogo...

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Categories: addiction, anger, anxiety, beautiful,

Premium Member The Ballad of Poor Henrietta
Dr. George Gey from Johns Hopkins Hospital
Was looking for cells that would be reproducible
Of their own accord for the benefit of medicine
And lo and behold...

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Categories: health, science,

Spilling Ink's Powerful Images
My ink spills powerful images
Stalking provocative mind's
broadcasting abstract crimes
& sleek designs
Of my custom line's .

Unique of poetic swagger
staggering the crooked
pace in life's elegant

Spilling prisms of...

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Categories: class, creation, inspirational, life,

Letter To God
We have been friends ever since I was born,
 mother even dedicated me at your altar in joy,
Fear of you and your love make my...

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Categories: absence, abuse,

Om Ega
this emptiness
this nothing
finally - we are

time against time

I am only a human
simpler than one instant

of the fragile flesh
of the roaming mind

a walking dead...

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Categories: cancer, cry, dark, death,

Without You
I never thought i could feel so alone.
I thought you would always be with me.
Apparently i was wrong,
You left me here alone and tired,
why can’t...

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Categories: appreciation, cancer, death, death

Luekemia luekemia, the atomic bloody curse,
Menzies the magnificent allowed 12 atom bombs to burst,
The order of the garter for the boofhead Aussie clown,
Became a sir...

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Categories: adventure,

Walk A Mile In My Shoes
I know this is for comments so I want to start out by telling all a story:

I am a brain surgery savior and it stinks...

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Categories: analogy, anger, anti bullying,