She Was Dying

March 14, 2012
By LMA14 SILVER, Mitchell, South Dakota
LMA14 SILVER, Mitchell, South Dakota
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She was old, wrinkly
Thought she had no life left in her
False teeth wouldn’t show their smile anymore

She had once loved someone
Who made her happy, but left and died
A silver necklace wrapped in strong feelings

She had hope in her heart
Fear in her mind and cancer in her breath
Tired of wearing knitted caps everyday

She was feeling blue
No life still living in her
She was dying



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on Mar. 16 2012 at 10:58 pm
SpringRayyn PLATINUM, Lakeville, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't punish yourself," she heard her say again, but there would be punishment and pain, and there would be happiness too. That was writing."
--Markus Zusak, "The Book Thief"

awww. :'( that's so sad! Very good portrayal (sp?) of cancer, even though I've never yet known anyone with that disease, this made me sad.

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on Mar. 16 2012 at 2:38 pm
Shmelmo GOLD, Elma, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

Speechless. You have no idea what this poem means to me. My Grandma.... has cancer. It is one of the hardest things I have lived through... thank you for writing this. It is amazing. Read my poem Once a Survivor, Forever a Fighter. <3

LMA14 SILVER said...
on Mar. 15 2012 at 6:54 pm
LMA14 SILVER, Mitchell, South Dakota
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thank you so much!

on Mar. 15 2012 at 5:44 pm
simplelittlenora BRONZE, Wausau, Wisconsin
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i really love it you have some talent 


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