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Please Go Away!

Updated on September 3, 2012

The sunlight was so bright

I was blinded by its beauty

I tossed and turned all night

Now I know why I am so moody


Looking across the sand

I knew in my body that all was not right

Feeling grain in my hand

Which is why the sunlight is so bright?


Radiation was done, over

No more needles, no more doctors, no more

I ever expressed my sickness to my lover

I had to lick my wounds and close this door


For I was the one, you see

Flowing through my body, holding on tight

Never letting go, locking me in and losing the key

The disease was great and might, never ever to leave my sight


I cursed, I swore and I cried

The light that was so bright

It was from me, not from sunlight


I tried, I tried and I tried

With all my might, it didn’t go away

With my rage, courage and fight

It came and stayed and never went away

I will not live but I will fight



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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      That was such a Strong, and Beautiful Poem Ladybird...Did you give it to your Friend to read and give her Strength for the Fight, that some do win...Voted Up and Inspirational. Glad I stopped by, Missed this one the first time.

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      Elizabeth99 6 years ago from Milwaukee, WI

      So far all except one of my grandparents, and now my mom have had cancer. This poem hits home. Very nice :)

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      DREAM ON 7 years ago

      Your poem is so beautiful and yet shocking.The truth is many are unaware of the struggles cancer patients go through.They fight for life every day.I pray for them and hope their own courage and love will carry them to peace.

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      Tracy711 7 years ago

      Ladybird33 what a very moving poem...I could feel the want to fight and not give up but also realized that there was no victory..oh so heart breaking..I send my prayers to your friend and love and strength...the fight is so hard I watched cancer eat my grandfather like a devouring beast..I hate the word and the illness even more..I think you should read this hub ..running from the cure because I believe this might help your friend..through God all things are possible :o)

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      Ladybird33 8 years ago from Fabulous USA

      li7218 and prasetio30, Thank you both for the wonderful comments and shari your thoughts, I think it's an important topic to bring awareness too.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      great poem. But after read your poem I feel sad. It is about my memories. My aunt was died by breast cancer. But we have take a look the future. we have to be aware about cancer, helping people around us. A little way is give motivation for them. thanks for share.

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      Ladybird33 8 years ago from Fabulous USA

      BC99, Thank you for you have no idea how much I appreciate it.. Virtual hug coming at you!

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      Ladybird33 8 years ago from Fabulous USA

      BC99, no not dearest friend. You are a great poet!

      Lgali, thank you, I am trying to branch out.

      Univited Writer, thank you so much...I am learning and I appreciate you commenting.

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      Susan Keeping 8 years ago from Kitchener, Ontario

      Wow, that is a very touching poem. Well done.

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      Lgali 8 years ago

      good one thanks