Cancer Is

May 14, 2008
By Kelly-Ann Guthy, Sound Beach, NY

Cancer Is


Cancer is more than a six-letter word

A lifetime in a day


Cancer is the puzzle

That doesn’t have a way


Cancer is the window

That lets in the cold air


Cancer is the darkness

Without a light to spare


Cancer is a book

With a binding made of tears

And pages full of memories

Of the ones you’ve loved for years


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FULLSTOP GOLD said...
on Nov. 23 2011 at 10:18 am
FULLSTOP GOLD, Skipton, North Yorkshire, Other
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Favorite Quote:
forever and ever and ever and ever will never be enough

this is a really great poem and it brings ouut the emotion in cancer, my best friend is struggling with it at the moment so i can relate as well. good job x

KayKay1397 said...
on Jul. 13 2011 at 6:37 pm
this is a beautiful poem my family is struggling through a tough time with my grandmother i love this poem great job!

on May. 23 2011 at 9:40 am
This is really good. My cousin died of Cancer a few years ago, so I can relate. You're a really talented writer. :)


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