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Cancer poetry

Poetry

It’s not only me…

Ups and downs are part and parcel Of the circle of life, I know But nothing can prepare you When you’re dealt a real low blow From out of nowhere there it is A curve ball ‘tween the eyes It comes so fast you don’t have time To even question…
Michaela Turner
25th April 2013
Poetry

It’s What’s Inside That Counts

Post operation, visiting time Here they come, eyes fixed upon the floor It’s as if they no longer recognise Who I am anymore Conversation is somewhat strained As they do not meet my eye When I question them, what is wrong? They do not tell me why When they leave,…
Michaela Turner
25th April 2013
Poetry

Why?

What do you tell them How do you start The family we’ve known being torn apart God is a word we find hard to say we know that he’s missing he left us that day Now to the future and the time we have left make every moment the best…
Mac
16th May 2012
Poetry

Departing wish

A week was all they gave me Now that is nearly gone A whispy mist upon my sight Where once my eyes had shone My body lies here useless My hands refuse to move The drips are keeping me alive I've nothing left to lose I cannot tell the Doctors…
Tom Mcgreevy
1st March 2010
Poetry

The hospice

I wait inside this hospice For death to come inside My wife she comes to visit Her tears she tries to hide Silent words they come From deep within her eyes Each day of my survival Delighted, but surprised How much longer must I put My loved ones through this…
Tom Mcgreevy
30th March 2008
Poetry

Cancer Countdown

I feel my time is finished The fight in me has gone Time to shed these earthly bonds And join that mighty one The ‘Chemo’ gave me some reprieve Remission loomed ahead Then cancer cells returned again Now trapped at home in bed I think about the treatments Of endless…
Tom Mcgreevy
9th March 2008
Poetry

AN ODE TO THE CANCER GODS

C….. Can’t believe I’ve got it A….. Anger when I have N….. Nervous at the Doctors C….. Cells all going mad E….. Exhausted with the treatments R….. Re-live your dreams with loved ones, enjoy the love you have
Tom Mcgreevy
1st September 2007
Poetry

THE CANCER DEVIL

Cancer fills my thoughts All day and every night It rules my life, it’s always there Alone, I shake with fright It grows inside, a silent threat A time bomb in my body And when it blows, it spreads itself Not even saying sorry Alone I cry, alone I sob…
Tom Mcgreevy
20th July 2007