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Cancer Moment

In November, an unwanted visitor
Entered my life,
A dreaded word for one and all,
C A N C E R

As a Warrior, Battlefield Earth
I place my armor on,
And prepare for the fight.

Now, on my second cycle of Chemo,
Pain, nausea, losing my hair,
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Sunday, January 13, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: cancer
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Written 3: 50am, Sunday,13 January 2019.Saying is attributed to both the Amish and Shakers.At their height in the mid-19th century, shakers numbered about 6,000, with 19 settlements, mainly in New England, New York and Kentucky.An offshoot of Quakers, the Shakers began in England in the 1740s.
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COMMENTS
Michael Walker 27 January 2019
An inspiring poem about fighting cancer, an unspeakably sad illness, but you see some goodness shining through.
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Kim Barney 14 January 2019
You are very brave to share this personal tidbit with the world. However, maybe that was the best thing to do. Some of the people who commented said they would pray for you, and the power of prayer is real. Hang in there, old buddy.
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Aaron Wright 13 January 2019
Such a wonderful poem. Praying for you and know by Jesus stripes, you are healed.
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Bernadette Cordova 13 January 2019
Hi your poem described what I went through during my two bouts of lung cancer 5 yrs apart.
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Erika Lang 13 January 2019
Such beautiful words of strength
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Kathy Wright 13 January 2019
Insightful poem about courageousness and strength that comes from God as you put on your armor. The weapons of our warfare are not carnal but spiritual and fought with the armor of Jesus! Healing and strength in His Name. who has brought us the Victory!
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Anita 13 January 2019
Tearfully, peacefully penned
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