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Cancer Prose Poems

These Cancer Prose poems are examples of Prose poems about Cancer. These are the best examples of Prose Cancer poems written by international poets.

Premium Member A Run on Dandelions
Dandelions are in short supply the news station warned us.
If you have not had your immunizations it might be too late.
There is a limited supply...

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Categories: prose, 10th grade, 11th grade,

A tribute to Heather
"A Tribute to Heather "
It all started 38 years ago
December 11 
An angel was sent from heaven 
From the time she came out the womb

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Categories: prose, age, death, death of

Sky: My Response To Your Diagnosis
(Written With Mariangela Canzi)

Initially, we felt abandoned
in blinding sun
but you are strong solid
like a radiant full moon.

Your hands remain warm...

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© Rick Davis  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prose, poetry,

PRAYER: power or placebo-- part I
Does prayer work? Or is it merely the placebo effect when things get better?Your mind convinces itself you are feeling better and you do. Your...

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Categories: allusion, angst, appreciation, faith,

everything came from the back door
a peace offering sandwich
something to be lost on the clothes line
and when the door slamed close
chickens scramed with their necks...

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Categories: prose, addiction,

Premium Member Someone To Love-part 2

Always wanting to get the most from life,
one morning after a terrible snow storm
she rose from bed stretching 
the most radiant, playful grin spread across...

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Categories: prose, loss, love, love hurts,

All these years have came and went.
I wish I could get back the time we had spent.
The simple playful ponytail tugs 
The warm embrace when...

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Categories: cancer, death, depression,

Id Like To Shake The Hand
Who defined
“certifiably insane”?
You see, it too closely 
defines those who are
running this world.

The place where technology steals jobs; 
Airplanes, crash more than they fly; 

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Categories: allusion, anger, corruption, how

Familiar Trappings
Fifth dose, same overdose
I've got a nasty habit of gorging on low hanging fruit
It's fruit, right? Gotta be sweet
But these grapes are sour and apples...

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© Derek Chos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: introspection,

A cancer quietus - contest
I lie here still and cold.
My eyes grey and fathomless,
My cancer- stricken body.
Awaiting the quietus of my final nap.

A sleep that will last an eternity,

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Categories: betrayal, cancer, cry, death,

Premium Member - Together They Were Strong -

A strong and new friendship was born at the cancer clinic
Both cry, they had lost the driving force to look forward
The pleasure of a long...

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Categories: prose, angst, brother, cancer, death,

Premium Member What Does It Take To Break A Bad Habit
What Does It Take To Break A Bad Habit  #198

What does it take to break a bad habit
Why are you asking me?
I guess you...

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Categories: cancer,

We are
We make
the best
of it,
make no
we are all
In hell.
Trapped on
an orb
surround by
hope of 
Look around.
The suffering,
What kind
of god
would treat
this way?
The kind
that put


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© JG Collins  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prose, art,

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: angst, cancer, care, health,

Another Unwelcomed Visit
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: brother, cancer, family, heartbroken,

Premium Member Scales of Omnipotence
We might discern diverse scales 
for describing omnipotence 
of CreatorGod
in the Bible,
as elsewhere.

Genesis begins with Earth's wind and water,
and is about CreatorGod of Earth as...

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Categories: prose, bible, cancer, christian, earth,

Surfers Delight
She stood on the shore watching the surfer glide along the wave
She took delight as she saw him brace against the huge wave
What a parallel...

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Categories: prose, cancer,

I still survive
The pain you inflict,
Mental and physical;
I endure day and night,
I still survive;
More sufferings I bear,
More the endurance I build;
You uninvited guest, 
Captivated my body and...

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Categories: prose, cancer, destiny,

Give us the Answer
If your even vaguely religious and
 think God is the creator.
 Kneel, clasp your hands together and pray
 because I need the answer,
 why the...

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Categories: prose, bereavement, cancer, grief, religion,

Premium Member Romantic Tangles
They were loyal sisters.
The older
was also more fair,
prettier in an Original Barbie kind of way.

She had been sick
when her younger,
more tomboy sister
met and first desired

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Categories: prose, age, betrayal, death, family,