Cancer Poems | Examples of Cancer Poetry

Cancer Poems. Below are short, long, best, famous, and new examples of cancer poems. This list of poems for cancer is a great resource for examples of cancer poems and show how to write poems for cancer. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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Categories: 11th grade, allusion, analogy, cancer, caregiving,
Social media
by Amelia Josephie
We walk around faceless, nameless
doing whatever we want, shameless.
Nothing ever changes
140 characters to spark outrages

Can’t flip pages online 
but we can sure as hell
act like...

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Categories: cancer,
Soccer
by Dima Diacov
Soccer 

The game starts  

People are full of nuts

The player runs with the ball 

He says he wants to call  

The second time...

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Categories: cancer, death, family,
Nothing Lasts Forever
by cheryl hoffman
A family tree together forever
bonds we would never sever
seeds sprouted the tree grew
seasons changed, came and flew
forthcoming years had no clue,

Cancer came making us shiver
older...

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Categories: cancer,
Independence
by Norman Crocker
old man
encourages independence
reluctantly
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Categories: cancer, death, dedication,
Goodbye Charles Strange
by randy johnson
Let me tell you about a neighbor of mine.
He had been my neighbor since 1979.
He had a loving wife and two children.
He has died but...

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Categories: cancer, care, health,
CHINESE MEDICINE
by Terry Reeves
They say that it will cure all your ills,
It's liquid and doesn't come in pills;
will it cure, anxiety, trauma and impropriety? 
depression, obsession, angst and...

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Categories: cancer, child,
Diagnosis: Cancer
by Marsha Smith
Smooth, mapped roads
intersected with red-eyed 
nights, quivering 
nerves, fists pounding air. 

A nightmare
descended as a phantom
snaking black shadows into 
ebullient corridors 
of light. 

A hulking...

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Categories: allusion, anger, blessing, cancer, care, character, conflict,
the rains
by Joseph gaydon
To never see the ending must sound like a magical paradise a life of boundless possibility right?...Unbroken will determination like no other??? For the opposite...

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Categories: america, anger, bangla, basketball, cancer, celebrity,
DIVINITY
by Steffan Voss
I have wasted 
too many years 
of my young life
wishing I had been
blessed with
a different story.
I am learning 
that all life 
is precious,
and that each...

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Categories: cancer, god, trust,
In God Alone, I Trust -Psalm 56
by Gordon McConnell
Crying out for God's merciful grace
to overcome the attackers of mine
all of the day my enemies trample me
in the pride, they accost me like wine

In...

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Categories: cancer, health,
Premium MemberSTILL POINT 43
by Brian Strand
under
external beam
              RT...

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Categories: cancer, courage, deep, encouraging,
Perfect love
by richard nnoli
perfect love
she said 
she wants a perfect love
I wonder if that exist 
cos am a human 
and humans can't be perfect

perfect love 
she said 
she...

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Categories: birth, birthday, boyfriend, business, cancer, creation, crush,
A loner
by Dakota Hershey
He sits alone, dreaming of the masses who support his social addiction.
  Spending hours rehearsing the  entrance walk and antectdotes he will be...

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Categories: cancer, family, heartbroken,
Another Unwelcomed Visit
by Rose Henderson
Emotionally distraught appearing almost physically pained
Lashes and cheeks soaked as if it had rained
Again death comes and knocks at my door.
My family so small how...

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Categories: anger, bereavement, brother, cancer, death, funeral, grief,
The Exorcism Of G-Bad pt4
by CC Browning
My little bro has some news
He tells it real slow
Stage 4 in his lungs
Time left he doesn't know
My disbelief, denial, I couldn't face the fact
No...

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Categories: cancer, courage, heartbreak, loss,
Premium MemberCANCER WARD
by Line Gauthier
Firm by your side
My heart is shattered
Where will I find the strength


Submitted for MID DECEMBER STANDARD CONTEST sponsored by BRIAN STRAND - December 9, 2017...

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Categories: abortion, africa, angel, animal, cancer,
Furry cream
by Jake Frances
Oh how you make me me blush little kitten sugoooiiiii
!!!!!


I like your weak furry as_s so moist even I'm wett and I'm 5 miles away

I...

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Categories: cancer, caregiving, growth, happiness,
K I L L E R
by Muhammad Safa Thajudeen
It’s killing
It’s killer
In tit for tat
Cigarettes!...

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Categories: cancer, teen, teenage, thank
the reason for my absence
by Aidan Dufaux
This is just a quick message I'm sending out to let you know that I'm back on after a long absence. I had brain surgery...

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Categories: cancer, environment, food, political,
Doing one's utmost to avoid extremes
by Julian Scutts
The god of this world is not wholly
Wholly good or wholly evil.
He does his best to avoid extremes.
With his cornucopia he feeds the paying multitudes
While...

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Categories: cancer, confidence, deep, fantasy,
The Desperate and the Lonely
by David Smith
I wonder how long we few can hold out,
Before our resistance goes up the spout,
And we can no longer remain stout,
As we find ourselves in...

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Categories: cancer, confusion, depression, fear,
silent tears
by Eugene Harvey

warmth lingers 
like a cherished memory

dormant yet unspoken

a single breath’s
wintry cry made visible

beneath this frozen skin

hidden within 
a heart’s invisible melody

as long forgotten dreams

a solemn...

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Categories: cancer, love, miss you,
Premium MemberHonestly Sincere
by SillyBilly theKidster
I have got to be sincere.
I am really feeling it over here,
If what I feel is true,
and if you really feel it too,
if you feel...

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Categories: cancer, celebration, poetry,
Premium MemberTODAY WE CELEBRATE
by JAN ALLISON
you conquered cancer
I discovered poetry -
we’re both truly blessed!

Today is the 4th anniversary of my husband’s cancer surgery. On 25th November 2013 I wrote ‘Splendid...

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Categories: cancer,
Normal is a Casualty
by William Donovan
          Normal is a Casualty

    I accidentally wandered inside your heart.
  ...

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Categories: cancer, childhood, confusion, courage,
My Story, so far
by Erik Lonely
This has more similarities to a story than a poem.

November 2010 - I was in second grade when I started feeling drowsy and weak. I...

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Categories: bereavement, betrayal, cancer, care, conflict, death,
Cry
by William Darnell Sr.
Cry

By William P. Darnell Sr.

Crying is,

Immenant to happen.

Tears falling,

Rolling downward.


©2017 | This material may not be republished, rewritten, or redistributed without permission of the author....

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Categories: cancer, loss, love,
Picture of My Grandparents
by Brendan J. Simons
I watched her as she watched him;
Embraced in a lock of two long lovers’ limbs.

My grandmother holding my grandfather’s hand,
As each breath of his slip...

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Categories: cancer,
Pic Motifs - Visual 2
by Sneha RV The Literature Lover
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Inhale 
   the last you will  
of this planet’s wholesome gift

blowing out  
    grey cells
   ...

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Categories: cancer, depression, family, how
Premium MemberRelief Must Come
by Brenda Chiri
My chest feels heavy,my emotions weak
No handle on life,how I just want to freak
Past five years have been so very hard
Every time we draw,it's a...

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Categories: cancer, courage, endurance, fear,
Warrior
by Heather Swan
Resplendent in her trappings
Yet her smile is not her own
Quietly she watches 
A queen upon her throne 

Soft and gentle as a lamb
Her burdens you...

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Categories: cancer, death,
Premium MemberVictory and Death
by Kim Rodrigues
ceremony missed ~
an angel crowns
cancer with a halo

11/15/2017...

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Categories: cancer, death, heartbroken, loss,
Premium MemberOur love will always be stronger then cancer
by Melissa Tracy
I'll never forget watching the color drain from your face the day you were diagnosed
I turned into a ghost myself, it's one of the days...

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Categories: cancer, care, career, celebrity,
Cheat is now love
by Kishan sharma
Seeing the craving of grief,
Do not let them invite you now.
They will not understand you,
No matter how much tears.
They have no heart,
He is rich,now he...

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Categories: bereavement, brother, cancer, death, future, god,
New Brother Gone
by J.L Carpenter
Hello my Bro, it seems long ago
We didn’t know but it started way back when
And now, I sure wish I could see you again
After all...

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