Cancer Poems | Poetry About Cancer

Cancer Poems. Below are examples of poems about cancer. This list of cancer poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of cancer poetry. This list of works about cancer is an excellent resource for examples on how to write cancer poems. We included definitions where appropriate.


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Sexy Suicide Trevor McLeod Quatrain analogy, assonance, cancer, change,
Premium Member Poem ETERNAL TJ Silba Free verse bereavement, cancer, death, faith,
Premium Member Poem HE CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN JUST TO TAKE YOU HOME TJ Silba Free verse bereavement, cancer, courage, dad,
A MOTHERS SORROW Diana Angell Rhyme bereavement, cancer, death, grief,
Premium Member Poem UndefeaTed, A Boxing Lesson Stephe Watson Free verse boat, cancer, inspirational, integrity,
Premium Member Poem Her Name Was Nancy Caren Krutsinger Elegy cancer, death, death of
Towards Deaths Door and Back Mike Toole Rhyme cancer, death, encouraging, friendship
Premium Member Poem Kimo Therapy Edward Ibeh Kimo cancer, encouraging, faith, god,
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XXXV and XXXVI T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue cancer, leadership, political, power,
Dad Ceased To Be Alive randy johnson Rhyme cancer, dad, death, dedication,
Kimo Therapy Subimal Sinha-Roy Kimo cancer, courage, god, hope,
Premium Member Poem Kimo Therapy Sunshine Smile Kimo angst, cancer, death,
Premium Member Poem KIMO THERAPY Line Gauthier Kimo cancer, confidence, encouraging, friendship
Premium Member Poem ALWAYS A BABY OF MINE Cindi Rockwell Rhyme baby, birth, cancer, child,
Dont take my little sister Chelci Biggs I do not know? angel, cancer, child, christian,
Cancer Kurt Philip Behm Free verse cancer, hope,
A VIEW OF PARIS CHICANO EDDIE Free verse cancer, 1st grade, absence, abuse,
Strength Brooke Bowers Blank verse beauty, cancer, discrimination, freedom,
Shiny Blue eyes Dalia Shahein Lyric cancer, death, sad,
Premium Member Poem Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism Rhoda Monihan Rhyme atheist, cancer, health, prayer,
Premium Member Poem Male killer Roy Pett Free verse age, body, cancer, men,
Your Name Dawa Zangpo Blank verse cancer, blessing, blue, boat, business,
Hurt Heart Hate 2 Kyle N. Sampson I do not know? addiction, cancer,
Premium Member Poem The Prognosis Charlie Knowlton Free verse cancer, death, food,
Premium Member Poem My Lovely You Billy TheKidster Rhyme cancer, depression, friend,

Romeo
by Norman Crocker
rancher
gently touches sick wife
Romeo...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, beauty, cancer, family,

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Breasts - So Vital - So Murderous
by Savannah Brown
a prime nourishment
breast filled with sustenance milk
one lump to many...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birth, cancer,

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BLASPHEMY
by Demetrios Trifiatis







A blasphemous humanity amounts to a cancerous cell within God's creation!   








© Demetrios Trifiatis
      12 August 2018



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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, humanity, world,

nanny don't be scared
by daisy tyrrell
Awaiting the news, we feared the worst and hoped for the best.
Life was about to put my family through an unforgettable test
Mom came in, evidence...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, cancer, cry, hope,

I Remember The Possibly Departed
by Lawrence Sharp
I don't, and probably won't 
know the truth of her fate,
I don't know whether she left us, 
but I do remember her well.
Tall, slim, quiet...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, death,

Sexy Suicide
by Trevor McLeod
The stores sold foods with pesticides
till everyone got sick.
And now the cancer's so damn bad
that everyone dies quick.

And even though we're pressed for time
we'll never...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, assonance, cancer, change,

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ETERNAL
by TJ Silba

             I watched you slip away and I wanted to keep you here.
...

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HE CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN JUST TO TAKE YOU HOME
by TJ Silba
"HE CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN TO TAKE YOU HOME"
               
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, cancer, courage, dad,

A MOTHERS SORROW
by Diana Angell
God Calls To His Child
It's Time...Come Home...

In the wake of death a mother is left
With pain and sorrow
She felt like there would be no tomorrow
For...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, cancer, death, grief,

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UndefeaTed, A Boxing Lesson
by Stephe Watson
UndefeaTed.  A Boxing Lesson.

A friend, off the Vineyard,
wrighted a ship.
And, perhaps himself,
and certainly the worlds ‘round him.
His words were fashioned, shipshape and watertight
as were...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, cancer, inspirational, integrity,

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Her Name Was Nancy
by Caren Krutsinger
Her name was Nancy, I have not heard her laugh in thirty-eight years. She was 42.

We moms all said, “you will beat this;” we were...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, death, death of

Towards Deaths Door and Back
by Mike Toole
I hope this letter, to you, a stranger 
Becomes a letter to a friend 
As we travel on this journey to its end
Yes we’ll start...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, death, encouraging, friendship

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Kimo Therapy
by Edward Ibeh
Things may be difficult right now, but faith
Will fuel your fortitude
You will get through this

Put your dukes up and slug away, fighter
You don't know your...

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Kimo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, encouraging, faith, god,

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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XXXV and XXXVI
by T Wignesan
IF ever I had a country : XXXV - XXXVI

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, leadership, political, power,

Dad Ceased To Be Alive
by randy johnson
Half a decade ago today, Dad ceased to be alive.
Five years ago, Dad died at the age of sixty-five.
He was a hard worker, he could...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, dad, death, dedication,

Kimo Therapy
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

You lived the life the way you liked, carefree
Like smoking you did not quit
Your lungs are now fighting.

You have the courage to face the future
With...

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Kimo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, courage, god, hope,

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Kimo Therapy
by Sunshine Smile


                 She has breast cancer, malignant tumor
  ...

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Kimo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, cancer, death,

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KIMO THERAPY
by Line Gauthier


sweet friend, feeling beyond devastated
  your bruised heart weak and beaten
     your body your worst foe

how I would love to...

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Kimo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, confidence, encouraging, friendship

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ALWAYS A BABY OF MINE
by Cindi Rockwell
I remember it like yesterday
When the stick finally turned to blue
And I climbed back in bed, whispering:
“Love, our greatest desire has come true!”

Never have I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: baby, birth, cancer, child,

Dont take my little sister
by Chelci Biggs
Dear Lord, please dont take my little sister away. 
She belongs here with us
She wants to stay. 
Shes fighting harder than ever before.
Trying to beat...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angel, cancer, child, christian,

Cancer
by Kurt Philip Behm
It takes from your body
  but steals from your spirit

Hope its main victim
  —promised future unseen

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2016)
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, hope,

A VIEW OF PARIS
by CHICANO EDDIE
"A VIEW OF PARIS"


the clock points.
a woman, a dress, high heels
no stockings.
her legs were shaved that day.
she drinks and here
comes the challenger,
ready to turn her...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, 1st grade, absence, abuse,

Strength
by Brooke Bowers
It lies in your conscience,
It ripples in your words,
Love, Peace, Compassion,

You see it in others,
You search for it in yourself,
Empathy, Fighter, Selfless,

The feelings pulse,
Throughout emotion,
Rage,...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, cancer, discrimination, freedom,

Shiny Blue eyes
by Dalia Shahein
Let me hold you one more time before you go
Next time we meet , is a time that we don't know
Let me hold you once...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, death, sad,

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Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism
by Rhoda Monihan
Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism

My brother died of Cystic Fibrosis, 
When I was twelve and he fourteen, 
It took away his ambitions, 
To study at Oxford...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: atheist, cancer, health, prayer,

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Male killer
by Roy Pett
Kills her, no kills him

    the prostate

Can sir pee alright.

June 24th 2018...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, body, cancer, men,

Your Name
by Dawa Zangpo
__Your Name__

In the verdant macrocosm of summertide
Leaves on the merry boughs palpitate hearing your golden name. 
The unremetting gush of Nyera-Ama river
Hasten in glee resonating...

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Hurt Heart Hate 2
by Kyle N. Sampson
Journal Entry


Forget what I thought we were it was what we could've been.I know i ?n?? up sometimes but I know I'm worth it all.I...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, cancer,

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The Prognosis
by Charlie Knowlton

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My Lovely You
by Billy TheKidster
I guess I got what I deserved.
I've been waiting here too long my love.
All this time without a word.
Know that I don't forget, or that...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, depression, friend,