Cancer

August 3, 2010
By nonconformist22 SILVER, Ft. Calhoun, Nebraska
nonconformist22 SILVER, Ft. Calhoun, Nebraska
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Favorite Quote:
The world and I are young-
Never on lips of man, never since time began
Has gladder song been sung.
-Edna St. Vincent Millay


She is nothing more than epoxy
a shadow of myself
who happened to stand at the feet of the fir trees
while the wind whispered my name
she broke in tumultous waves
dizziness correcting her eyeglasses
until they resembled mine
Finally she woke

with the face of someone who has lived so long before

and says Athens is a just


placability
until i move in

in stages, you;

but the unafraid was me
she sleeps on rice that has gone bad
it has been that way for


two weeks now
The trust fund prompts her to
speak of her own guilt


like it was mine.

it is, i guess.

i guess it is.



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on Sep. 5 2010 at 9:28 pm
goveggie22 BRONZE, Fort Calhoun, Nebraska
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Favorite Quote:
The world and I are young-
Never on lips of man,
Never since time began,
Has gladder song been sung.
-Edna St. Vincent Millay

I really like this...at first I thought it was going to be about the actual disease, but I like how abstract it is. It's not about cancer on the surface (actually on the surface it doesn't make much sense) but when you really think about it you know. Thanks for writing! I really like your poems!


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