Category: Cancer Poetry

The Final Cut

Did you take enough from meWith the deftness of a surgeon? Were my borders clean and neat Or does my destiny include A shorter life of restless false religion?I once built walls and set my boundaries so neat.Now with a deadly diagnosis It’s difficult to seewhere I start and when I’ll end.Was my decision taken

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The Final Cut

Did they get enough from meWith the deftness of a surgeon?Were my borders clean and neatOr does my destiny includeA shorter life of restless false religion?I once built walls and set my boundariesBut with a deadly diagnosisIt’s difficult to know where I start and endWas my deciding even takenInto considerationWhen my rough edges showedEverything the

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The Final Cut – A Poet with Cancer

Sometimes when I’m driving, I’ll begin to make up songs. Especially driving to doctors’ appointments, and scans, and to infusion treatments. I rarely can write them down. It’s hard to write when I’m driving myself to these appointments. Yesterday presented a prime example of the missed opportunities of which I speak. Then it occurred to

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