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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 Raining
Raining It is raining outside. I can hear the drops on the roof. They are loud, and getting louder all the time. My heart seems to beat faster, with the rhythm of the storm, coming down...Read More
Categories: america, cancer, caregiving, confusion,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Jesus My Ever Living Source
The year 2017 will I not forget at that time received really bad news diagnosed with prostate cancer no less shaken in my core really got the blues But God drew near in midst of it showing Christ is indeed...Read More
Categories: cancer, health, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Darkness
I am not talking about color By the way any color can be dark Including white, that's right Darkness can mean horror Death, cruelty, murder, violence Chaos, evil, Satan and intolerance Brutality is a form of darkness Racism is a form of...Read More
Categories: america, autumn, cancer, color,
Form: Rhyme
5 Years Later And I Still Miss You
5 years have passed, Isn't it crazy to think that's when I saw you last. I still remember the day I said goodbye. If I could redo anything in this life, it would be what I said...Read More
Categories: cancer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Banalata Sen
Banalata sen For a thousand years, I am a traveler on this earth, a nomadic soul From the Singhal sea to the darker shades that knew the Malay sea, once and for all I had seen many a...Read More
Categories: cancer,
Form: Ballad

Unavailable for work, Unbeatable prices, Uncertain times. Undetectable fraud, Unenviable tasks, Unfathomable crimes. Ungrateful children, Unhelpful comments, Unintentional consequences. Unjustified dismissal, Unkind acts, Unlimited credit. Unmentionable briefs, Unnecessary accompaniments. Unopened mail. Unpronounceable words, Unquestionable loyalty, Unreasonable requests. Unseasonal weather, Untroubled teenager's, Unusual behavior. Unverified reports, Unwanted attention, Un-x-rayed patient. Unyielding bolt, Un-zesty pizza, For unproductive people, uninterested in undivided...Read More
Categories: cancer, addiction, age, anxiety, assonance,
Form: List
Premium Member August 28, 1968 A New Birth
August 28, 1968 A New Birth Miracle Man 8-25-2023 I saw odds stacked against me, and no place to turn, I sought the face of one that I’d given little concern. I put my trust in Jesus and with...Read More
Categories: cancer, god, jesus, life,
Form: Couplet
Are we selling an alternative that is flawed in most cases
If my Mothers life pointed to a way forward, Without the need for drugs, Or an excuse to dwell on the unfairness of life. If my Fathers life pointed to how to get by, even with a...Read More
Categories: cancer, addiction, allusion, anger, angst,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Her, the only person who kept me here
A thousand promises and a hundred days. Years go by and I’m the one you left behind. Something inside broke, something sparked out Screaming and begging, bargaining and crying Let me take your place, don’t leave me behind...Read More
Categories: cancer, death, depression, grandmother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sun Dried
I can feel my body cooking It's drying out beneath the sun A price to pay for such a tan Skin cancer touches everyone...Read More
Categories: cancer, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THIS IS GOD
An infant's cry a child smiles. The laughter comes after. This is God. The people of Populations across all nations Man and woman of families. He has many sons. This is God! God is. HE exists. From the Simplest...Read More
Categories: allusion, cancer,
Form: Alliteration
No visits no clue
They sit in their office with no clue, About what to do, About those who are blue, When they should be putting on more than one shoe, And going down the stairs two by two, To see what is happening...Read More
Categories: cancer, absence, age, analogy, autumn,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Days Lost - A
Drove for thirty minutes to subway station, took a train for forty minutes, got into another for only ten minutes, reached Queen's Park. People were rushing to work-places. I found a seat beside the window,...Read More
Categories: cancer, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Twenty-Five Days - A
drove for thirty minutes to the subway station, took a train for forty minutes, got into another for only ten minutes, and reached Queen's Park. Mornings are so hectic, people are rushing to their work-places....Read More
Categories: cancer, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
Don't ever give up
Don't ever give up By Michelle Morris 07/06/2021 They were having fun, Best of friends, Always there for each other, Life moments to remember. Then the big C hit a home run, It was fast and hard; To lose your best friend, Is...Read More
Categories: best friend, cancer, death
Form: Lyric

Specific Types of Cancer Poems

Definition | What is Cancer in Poetry?