Nothing Left To Give

September 6, 2010
By torileigh1010 GOLD, Round Lake, Illinois
torileigh1010 GOLD, Round Lake, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"A wise girl kisses, but doesn't love; listens, but doesn't believe; and leaves, before she is left"
~~ Marilyn Monroe


Sad, sick, and broken down
I'm just to weak to fight
I pray to God that somehow,
I'll make it through the night.
Everyday it happens,
my hair falls to the ground,
I pick up all the pieces,
and cry without a sound.
The hospital's my home,
my mother stays with me,
she cries all the time,
when she thinks that I can't see.
Unsure of what will happen,
so impatiently I wait,
I tap my foot against the floor,
thinking it's getting late.
The doctor walks into my room,
the room that's drawn of white,
and tells me it will be okay,
I just have to fight.
The cancer is leaving me,
I know that I will live,
but somehow, deep inside,
I feel there's nothing left to give.


The author's comments:
I, LOVE this poem. It is about a young girl who has cancer, and tries to stay strong for herself and her mother. It's not my most uplifting piece, but I love it all the same.

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on Sep. 25 2010 at 5:43 pm
ShytoyaB SILVER, Oxford, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
There's gonna be some stuff u gonna see that's gonna make it hard To smile in the future, but through whatever you see, Through all the rain and all the pain, you gotta keep your sense of humor. you gotta be able to smile through all this bull~"~tupac

i really like this pem.. its has such deep meaning to it & alot of emotions to... excellent job

on Sep. 24 2010 at 9:51 am
WhingsOfAnOutcast BRONZE, Victora, Texas
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"A sincere artist tries to create something which is, in itself, a living thing."~Painter William Dobell

I really like this! its well writen and has alot of emotion to it! X3

on Sep. 24 2010 at 8:19 am
lovelace92 SILVER, Louisville, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
Revision ends with death.

this is a really good piece. i once had a friend with cancer and im sure this is how she felt.


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