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Searching For A Cure (standard:poetry, 101 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 23 2008Views/Reads: 1277/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is my contribution to the fight against this dreaded disease.
 



Searching for a Cure 

Sitting 

here naked. 

Waiting 

for my turn to come. 

Wanting 

to be lost in a field of flowers. 

Feeling 

the sunlight on my skin. 

Anything 

to have this undone. 

~ 

They're going to 

press it down, 

squeeze it flat, 

see inside. 

They'll tell me 

what's wrong, 

and give me 

a death warrant. 

~ 

Ahead is a life 

of pain, 

misery, 

abandonment. 

No one will 

want me like this, 

love me during this, 

see me through this. 

~ 

Think pink! 

Think cure! 

Someone take the time 

to save me from this disease. 

© September 25, 2008 by Lori


   


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