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Chemo Poems | Examples of Chemo Poetry

Chemo Poems. Below are examples of poems about chemo. This list of poetry about chemo is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of chemo poetry. This list of works about chemo is a great resource for examples of chemo poems and show how to write poems about chemo. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Chemo Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem A Little Bit Free Linda Milgate Rhyme chemo, longing,
Coronation Of A Soldier Clarence Billheimer Rhyme chemo, death,
Premium Member Poem Cancer Kill 1 Linda Milgate Free verse chemo, sad,
Premium Member Poem Chemo War 2 Linda Milgate Free verse chemo, sick,
Premium Member Poem Kimo Therapy harry horsman Kimo chemo, angst, blessing,
Circa January 2010 Bell Tower And Carillon matthew harris I do not know? chemo, 12th grade, animal, beautiful,
Chemo Sarah Casey Blank verse chemo, cancer,
Premium Member Poem Seven Years Ago Jeff Kantor Rhyme chemo, cancer, dad, death,
Enemas And Other Stories vince gullaci Free verse chemo, life,
The Big C Declan Mc Laughlin Rhyme chemo, absence, addiction, cancer, depression,

Soon Enough, Part II
by David Welch
...The wedding was planned for that fifth year,
but when it came Rob sadly did say:
“I’m being deployed, they’re put us on alert,
I’m sorry love, but...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, angst, life, loss, love,

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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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, boy, cancer, child,

GAMMA GIRL AND BROWNIE BOY
by Charles David Sharp
She felt a little less than attractive
And a little bit radioactive
In a super hero kind of way
Everyday's an endless wave 
But she can't save them...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, song,

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Relief 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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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, anger, cancer, depression, family,

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Our 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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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, angel, cancer, death, heartbroken,

pink elephants and purple snakes
by lim'rik flats
a journey

arrival
The cancer within.
Just another place to be.
(Whatever that means).

hello, now
You look different
than I imagined, filtered
through those gamma rays.

what's up doc?
Shall we slice, dice or
nuke...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, journey,

Time in Cancerville
by William Donovan
                    Time in Cancerville

  ...

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

Cancerville
by William Donovan
                      Cancerville
  ...

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

AS TIME DIES AWAY
by Missy Demont
TO MOM,

CANCER U MONSTER, LET GO 
OF MY MOM,
I WONT LET U TAKE HER,
DON'T THINK U HAVE WON.
THOUGHT U COULD SNEAK IN,
LIKE A THIEF IN...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, heaven, miss you, mother

The Big C
by Rick Eichelberg
Deep down inside, you found your place.
You're buried, hard to get at, yet,
on the inside, you're making your case.

You know what you are. The Big...

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

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Give me some skin
by Franklin Price
Give me some skin
(from the sun's point of view)
By Franklin Price
7/26/2017

Give me some skin, this is me the old sun
You may not like it, but...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, cancer, health, sun,

Eileen
by cheryl hoffman
Eileen was born 80 1/2 years ago
on the first day of winter on the ground a bit of snow
with a twinkle in her eyes and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, for her, mom, ,

Four Years
by randy johnson
It was four years ago tonight when Dad died.
He couldn't beat cancer even though he tried.
Dad died four years ago tonight at the age of...

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

Red
by cheryl hoffman
Mom was always so energetic and vibrant
always practical how her time was spent
her house so orderly and well kept
tenants in her cottage paying her rent,

Then...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, cancer, health, mom, mystery,

Find It Odd
by cheryl hoffman
Last fall she was dancing up a storm
at her grandsons wedding attire adorned,
having more energy than the energizer bunny
twirling around having a demeanor very sunny,

Then...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, health, irony, mom,

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Leukemia
by Laura Loo
                  lab results positive-
    ...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, cancer, god, health,

Taken so Young
by Manon peel
You laid alone in that bed.
After mom and dad went home.
On the pillow you rested your head.
Slowly your time would come, 
   ...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, child, death, grief, poems,

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Perspective
by ilene bauer
If I wanted a reminder
That my life is far from bad
Then I got one when I walked right by
A boy out with his dad.

He was...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, life,

I can take one more
by Karolina Grimaldi
Please believe me when I say I still can take on this pain 

That's slowly eating me inside, killing me, making me numb 

I'm not...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, absence, angel, children, deep,

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Trump Defeats Terrorism
by arthur vaso
Yes the war on terror is over
It happened on the Canadian border!
Youssef, 5, was denied
For shopping for toys and terror thus implied

Now Youssef, 5 finished...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chemo, abuse, angst, child, evil,