Rajaram Ramachandran

Gold Star - 20,930 Points (13-7-31 (see reverse) / Chennai born, now at Juhu, Mumbai, India)

Cancer, The Killer Disease - Poem by Rajaram Ramachandran

Today, is there no answer
To the killer disease cancer?
Boy or girl, young or old,
How many die in this world?

Chain smoking ends in lung cancer,
Chewing tobacco in throat cancer,
Drinking excess in liver cancer,
And drugs in multiple cancer.

The fast food preservatives,
The synthetic food colors,
Or the chemical fertilizers,
May cause this fatal disease.

All habits, anti-nature,
Result in dreadful cancer,
While pollution-free air, water,
And natural foods fight cancer.

The choice is in the hands,
Of these habitual addicts,
To fall into the death trap,
Or from it to escape?

What can't be cured,
Well must be endured.
Oh God, save the mankind
From this painful end.

Comments about Cancer, The Killer Disease by Rajaram Ramachandran

  • (11/2/2009 12:55:00 PM)

    ‘All habits, anti-nature, // Result in dreadful cancer, ‘

    Caution s well presented poetically to awaken public.
    Mother Nature is our savior if we don’t go against Her.

    Please visit my page and comment and…if you please. Thanks for comments
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  • (1/22/2008 11:34:00 AM)

    What an excellent poem.I join with you, my distant friend, in prayer for those who
    are afflicted with this terrible disease. May God grant them peace. Take care.

    Warmest regards,

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  • (2/20/2007 11:18:00 AM)

    Excellent write up. Hope everyone will read this poem. Very informative. (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (12/31/2006 10:44:00 PM)

    Gripping piece of work, on a subject matter that almost everyone can relate to via a personal experience, be it themselves, like Charles, or someone close or dear to you.You have employed commendable crafting, here, RAJ, ....A Fine Penning, indeed
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  • (6/13/2006 10:25:00 PM)

    I give you a big 10
    I suffered cancer many 30 years ago
    God decided to spare me, I have been in
    complete remission all these years.
    thanks for bringing to our attention
    charles garcia
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 29, 2004

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