Cancer Took Her Life

January 4, 2009
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A loved one she never met
Wondering where her days were spent
No grandma she had to love
No one was there to hug
Cancer took her life

She thinks about her day and night
Her thoughts like lightning striking before her eyes
You hear her sighs

Gone before they could meet
She wants to cry
She wants to weep
Especially when the dreams begin to creep

Did she have that blue glare in her eyes?
Red hair swinging side to side?
Was she easily confined?
Did she have a great mind?

These questions will never be answered
Due to her grandmother’s cancer
That consumed her and brought her into the light
Yet the little girl still prays for her at night

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Paig3Cagl3 said...
Nov. 13, 2009 at 3:01 pm
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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Zero_K This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 12, 2009 at 4:39 pm
I like how you put this in first person. I could feel the emotion in this poem as I read. Absolutely beautiful.
-Blessed Be!
Zero_K This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 12, 2009 at 4:41 pm
Whoopsies, I meant to say third person!
-Blessed Be!
chrisjamison said...
Mar. 26, 2009 at 2:08 am
I felt your heart in this poem. It brings back memories of a good friend that lost his life to cancer. Job well done my dear. God Bless.
ashleesoftball said...
Mar. 14, 2009 at 11:18 pm
Hey Bethany, I like your poem it is a very good description of how you feel...I definately picture you being a writer one day!~
dolphinlover said...
Jan. 29, 2009 at 1:55 pm
I liked this poem a lot. To me it sows your true emotions and the vivd details makes it easy to see what she looked like.
Smiffers #3 said...
Jan. 21, 2009 at 1:21 am
my dad died of cancer two years ago...
i know how tough the impact of it can be... ='[
not a day goes by that i dont think about him
honeybee said...
Jan. 16, 2009 at 7:13 pm
I really like this poem. You showed some true emotions. You should send more for everyone to read.
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