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To Cherish Life

- Would it be an easy choice? She didn't ask. We have no right to tell her what to do. She does what she is strong enough to do. Such a brilliant choice. To live. To live and be with those who love...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 24 Oct 2018

The Show Must Go On

- The final act. Today, on February 24th of 2017, we open another play. It's Billy Elliot the Musical. I have the role of George, and it's the biggest part I've had since I started acting in plays. Th...

By: Survivor | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 24 Feb 2017

Ascension

- Such a load she had to bear, unbeatable pain was always there; She was so brave and dignified; despite it all, she seldom cried; When told she wouldn't make it through, she insisted there was more to...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Oct 2016

Nanna

- My love for you Will always remain Like the sun shining brighter Each passing day When I see my flowers Growing in their beds I'll remember your voice And the words you said You'll love me forev...

By: HisAmelia | Category: Poetry | Added: 12 Sep 2016

Angel Face, A Life Cut Short

- The things I could say about my beautiful daughter, Katy could fill a small book, same as, I'm sure, any proud parent. Katy was truly a gift to me and I'd like to share with you who my Angel Face was....

By: bella685 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 09 Sep 2016

Surviving Once More

- What are the odds, I wonder. Two different cancers in less than a year. Doesn't seem fair, but I learned long ago that it ain't always fair. I had the prostatectomy done on February 23rd of this yea...

By: Survivor | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Nov 2015

Fighting, Futures, and Fear: A Musing About Cancer

- So I'm finally writing again and so I'm on the computer until 1:30 in the morning when I should be in bed and on skype, but I needed to write this one while it was still.. on my mind, because if I lea...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Oct 2015

Live Like You're Dying

- It starts with a doctor's appointment- nothing bizarre, just something routine.  And then they walk in  and there's this look and you know, you know something is wrong. It begins with another do...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Oct 2015

You Can't Have Her - Dedicated to BCRF

- Suffused with life.  Happiness Joy Loving Living Then you came along. You chose her, Were Inclined towards her. I was warned about you.  Preordained fortuity perhaps? Your insidious shadow  approach...

By: Sparkle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Oct 2015

Breast Cancer Awareness

- Breast cancer awareness We are exposing out tits To raise money for them Who's no longer exist Their breasts are gone Due to a disease A forum to make money To help and ease I flashed mine Will you ...

By: Kiera | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 04 Oct 2015

Glad You're Okay

- I'm so happy you're okay I was worried sick I love to talk every day Glad you came back quick Each day you'll get strong And hopefully the cancer is gone Here on earth is where you belong You're my...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 05 Sep 2015

Best Of Luck My Sweet Friend

- Many prayers are being sent I'll think about you each day I'm sad about your event I'm sorry it has to be this way I pray it will be successful And the cancer will go away I know it must be stressf...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 04 Sep 2015

The Crucial Test

- I stand in my tiny kitchen to get a cool glass of apple juice. I grip the bottle tightly as I pour. I stop pouring, not because the glass is full, but because my hand shakes so violently. The shaking...

By: frogprince | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.9| Added: 13 Jun 2015

A Survivor Yet

- Today is June 9th, 2015. I've gone in for my first three month checkup with my cancer surgeon. His specialty is urology, and he's also a surgeon, having worked at the Mayo Clinic. I trust he's good at...

By: Survivor | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jun 2015

Pure Heart: Chapter One

- "...and every night I miss you I can just look up and know the stars are holding you, holding you, holding you tonight." -Tonight by FM Static. The cemetery is empty when she reaches it; silent ex...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 04 Apr 2015

The Bane To Life

- We used to call it the big "C" And it has had effects on me. The women in our world have won Our pity for what fate has done.  Great Aunts I never knew have passed, Their horrid war they lost at l...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jan 2014

Banished (Chapter One)

- The droning sound of my alarm clock shattered the peacefulness of my dreams, and I groggily hit the off button and then proceeded to stretch, stifling a yawn. The dim glow of the alarm clock read 6:00...

By: Goatfiend_18 | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 07 Dec 2013

The Best Decision I Ever Made

- In 1996, at the age of 49, I joined the Army National Guard. I had served previously from the ages of 21 to 25 in the United States Navy. Therefore, when I became a soldier, I entered with the rank of...

By: Survivor | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 25 Nov 2013

So I promise

- I lie here in bed tonight My wife sleeping in my sight Quiet is her breathing now Breaks the silence of this night. Sometimes I wonder if a past lover Were lying here in your place I cannot recall a...

By: meredith | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Sep 2013

A Survivor's Tale

- He sat on top of her, legs and body raised just slightly above her hips, so as not to crush her with his weight. He was leaning forward, holding her arms over her head. She was afraid to look him in t...

By: spsonline | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 21 Aug 2013

Tom

- My nursing career began at the tender age of 17. It was inevitable I suppose. As a child I looked after my siblings when they became ill. Placing cold flannels on their hot foreheads, fetching hot wat...

By: candle_in_the_wind | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2013

Cancer Sticks

- Sure, I'll just walk behind you, breathe in the smoke blowing my way, that's bad for you, ya know, and even worse for your asthma, but you don't really care, do you? Why did you pick up that h...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Apr 2013

Meghan - Hair

- Guess you could say, "Why do I care? It's just hair..." But when you lose it, and that's out of your control... You do care. You wish for it back. I used to have my long, dark red hair ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Feb 2013

Sometimes...Fast Forward, Let Go

- Sometimes... I kind of wonder. I wonder what he's thinking when he looks at us, and knows that his own mother will live longer than he. Sometimes... It kind of just hits. It hits th...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Feb 2013

Meghan- The Ways of Disease

- “Fully alive, more than most. Ready to smile and love life. Fully alive and she knows how to believe in futures.” - Flyleaf, Fully Alive. People look at me differently, now, ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Feb 2013

Save You

- You'll never know it, but I see you and the first thought in my mind is "Oh God, I'm gonna lose him..." You'll never see it, but when you leave I go to my room and I cry, because...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Feb 2013

Love You Through It

- She stares at the phone for a minute, wondering for a second if she heard him wrong. Maybe there was a mistake? Could there have been a small mistake and it effected her results by a lot? "Hello? ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2013

Lung Cancer

- I wish I could save you. * * * Administrative Note: This piece was approved before the 20-word minimum rule went into effect.

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 2.8| Added: 19 Jan 2013

The Journey

- Many years of health Blessing flowed abundantly Laughter, love and peace Without permission Beneath the surface growing Tumors of evil Tears of fear crying Uncertain times lie ahead Love wil...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 08 Jul 2012

For a Woman Fighting Cancer

- © 2011, Lee Goldberg It’s often said before the dawn that darkness reigns and hope is gone. Right now I know that’s the way you feel. But dawn will come. You’ll see the sun. One day your strug...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Mar 2012

A Cradle to a Casket

- "What did the doctor say?” “Nothing yet…he said he’ll have information for us soon.” “Oh…” We all put our heads back down. The last 4 hours were torture; sitting in the hospital lobby, watching...

By: Patrick | Category: Drama | Score: 4.5| Added: 21 Feb 2012

Survivor

- Survivor By Tony Radford The story starts with racing hearts in a room with lots of chairs where patients wait, anticipate, so little talk – just stares. On the wall, a clock has stal...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Aug 2011

To have loved and lost...

- I am broken. But that's okay, I got over it a long time ago. Some times I even wonder if I was born this way, and then I remember, I wasn't fully smashed to pieces until about a year ago. But it's get...

By: ToLoveAndLoss | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jun 2011

I Can Only Be There For You

- You're going through a lot right now, This truly is an ordeal, I can't begin to imagine your pain, Or how you really feel. I know how important your body is, And you're as beautiful as can be, And no...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jan 2011