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Cancer Poems | Examples of Cancer Poetry

Cancer Poems - Examples of all types of cancer poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for cancer.
Premium Member Butterfly
Butterfly Butterfly sweet, lovely wings of gossamer gold. Stretch your tips to the stars, as that is the reality of freedom. Glide for hours above the clouds, created by the soft fog of morning, to find...Read More
Categories: butterfly, cancer, confusion, daughter,
Form: Free verse



understanding
Its been two years and i’m 15 now, The tumour just sits there, Waiting, staying, lingering, Doing absolutely no harm to anything, It’s not hurting anything physically, Although I wish I could say the same mentally. I’m not allowed to...Read More
Categories: 10th grade, anxiety, cancer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Systematic Institutions
Bureaucratic paperwork controlling the common people. More authoritative government officials compiling statistics, data, red tape, corruption, personal information converted into its systems organization’s hard drive to derive to a decision if a individual should be...Read More
Categories: cancer, child abuse, children,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Systematic Institutions
Bureaucratic paperwork controlling the common people. More authoritative government officials compiling statistics, data, red tape, corruption, personal information converted into its systems organization’s hard drive to derive to a decision if a individual should be...Read More
Categories: cancer, child abuse, children,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Open the Floodgates
Open the Floodgates Huddled together like one thousand tears Or a million moons in one sky Hundreds of vehicles, wreckage galore Too many sad scenes make one cry… Cancer cells, heartache, delusions, and pain Or a million bags in the sea Bundles...Read More
Categories: anxiety, cancer, conflict, cry,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Unfair
Unfair Sometimes in my sorrow; I get lost without a tomorrow. I let my mind sit and dwell; In this place; that's deeper than, The deepest well. I find no peace or comfort there; Sometimes this life; seems unfair. I need a rope...Read More
Categories: angst, cancer, confusion, depression,
Form: Rhyme
OUT
People lashing out, People cashing out, People looking out, People booking out, People wearing out, People staying out, People growing out, People freaking out, People shouting out, People rubbing out, People knocking out, People shopping out, People shooting out, People opting out. Time running out....Read More
Categories: cancer, absence, allusion, analogy, anxiety,
Form: Alliteration
So Here Is Why
So Here Is why From: Cuba I help you lock things down tight - order comes from your bones Grabbing my hand, you look and say “ yep “ 98 years I look at yours “maybe 99 for...Read More
Categories: age, cancer, children, culture,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Broken Glass
Broken Glass Bits of color... washed up on the beach. Items that tell stories, about faraway places, new people, and old. Red like roses, fine wine in winter... Yellow like the flowers in spring. Blue, the...Read More
Categories: appreciation, cancer, creation, dance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Uranium Won
Selling uranium to Putin through CFIUS Made less social sense than contracting syphilis Unless to grow a Global reset chrysalis Aiding American transformation abyss. Putin may well employ Wyoming yellow cake To cower Europeans with nuclear bake Candled with cancerous cumulus...Read More
Categories: cancer, dark, death, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cancerland
The usual guide posts have become unreadable, Their stony font occluded as in an ancient riddle; Glyphs without the Greek. The road is marked one way, no returning traffic, Its off ramps marked - MRI, CT, CAT...Read More
Categories: cancer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A toxic panacea
One mans carcinogenic idea Invade Ukraine amputate Crimea But the tumour keeps growing Now his sick cancer’s showing A malignancy called North Korea! By David Kavanagh ...Read More
Categories: allusion, cancer, war,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member COVID-19 Got To Go
Covid-19 got to go I am tired of this fiasco I am sick of this virus In life, there is enough risk This deadly Coronavirus Got to go. I want peace Sanity and great health Everywhere. Wealth Is not important to me Covid-19 is...Read More
Categories: cancer, death, death of
Form: Rhyme
Words
I Words may be left Untouched Undeployed Unemployed Unused Under utilised In hands, mouths, Dictionaries Power pregnant but Potential II Words with heart Grow wings Kinetic Energy Kinesthetics, gymnastics, Comic relief Healing and Belief III Have you used Neglected or Abused Pregnant and potential Words Today? ...Read More
Categories: cancer, allegory, allusion, anti bullying,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member His Angel Gives Him Preview Tips
He has cancer and it is not good But at night things are better Because they give him strong meds And the angel comes She puts him on her lap And takes him to the stars Explaining to him what angelhood...Read More
Categories: cancer,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Cancer Poems

Definition | What is Cancer in Poetry?