Taste of Death #cancer #poetry


I tasted death

one day you see

it was a cancer

consuming me

***

The bloom of life

cruelly peeled away

fresh softness gone

health unwilling to stay

***

Life please

keep your hold on me

don’t go yet

this is my plea

***

There are those

for whom I  care

can’t do without

more love to share

***

I haven’t gone

there is more time

give me breath

a heart to shine

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Your poem reminds me of the brevity of life and how we must relish each moment we can….giving love to those around us and doing random acts of kindness to brighten someone else’s day. Be well my friend!

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