Stories about cancer

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The Poison In My Veins thoughts stories

The Poison In My Veins

Hospital beds were not made to provide comfort, I first thought when I visited many months ago. (A short story on today's prompt: unbreakable and cancer patients. Again, another sad read. )
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#thoughts#cancer#illness#unbreakable
aalderete55
aalderete55Gifted Writer26yrs lesbian writing caged feelings
Isolation hopeless stories

Isolation

I just want to hide away
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#hopeless#dark#annoyed#careless#memories
fallenshadow
fallenshadowGifted Writer17| Poet in heart, puppet in life.
Small anthology #2: Heartbreak or Handbaskets, However we may fall. cancer stories

Small anthology #2: Heartbreak or Handbaskets, However we may fall.

A collection of poems I've written in the past few years.
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#cancer#love#dark#loss#pain
emilys
emilysCommunity member
Departures  new stories

Departures

For Cindy and Jake
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#new#endings#death#couple#poetry
aathrift
aathriftCommunity member
Acrostic for What to Forget future stories

Acrostic for What to Forget

An Acrostic for What to Forget is a poem about tomorrow is never promised and what it feels like when you are given an expiration date. Source: https://aathrift.com/acrostic-for-what-to-forget/
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#future#tomorrow#cancer#pain#friends
sewalcher
sewalcherand I ran, I ran so far away






The Angel's Lullaby carrying on stories

The Angel's Lullaby

scarlet stained lullaby I wrote this when I was younger for a girl going through cancer treatments while trying so hard to stay normal.
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#carrying on#thrill#lullaby#sing#girl
p33ly
p33lya bipolar roller coaster
thoughts from a crab cancer stories

thoughts from a crab

spinning and spinning and spinning, for you
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#cancer#fight#you#help#romance
let_alpha_write
let_alpha_writeCall me Alpha. #proudAfrican #Bookworm
When once light visited death stories

When once light visited

I want the pain to stop but I wonder if there is a stop to pain? Is there any hope or something I can hold on to? Is there some assurance that there will come a time I will feel no pain? How much dark...
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#death#light#sad#cancer
carlo
carloCommunity member
Ever since she went away... baby stories

Ever since she went away...

Cancer is something that effects most of us in this world . If it’s not us directly, it’s a loved one. You’re not alone
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#baby#depressed#suffering#death#love
isolee
isoleeWith an impulse for the dramatic
//A day in April// goodbye stories

//A day in April//

Poem from a hospice
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#goodbye#sleep#hospital#death#die
randyjohnson
randyjohnsonCommunity member
Dad Ceased To Be Alive nonfiction stories

Dad Ceased To Be Alive

Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died on July 13, 2013.
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#nonfiction#dad#cancer#death
bluebirdpoems
bluebirdpoemsCommunity member
Come to me, one sweet sticky day, grief stories

Come to me, one sweet sticky day,

Once, I grieved the loss of a parent.
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#grief#cancer#poetry#bluebird#death
thomasbrennan
thomasbrennanCommunity member
Grandmother death stories

Grandmother

Just a poem I wrote for my late grandmother after she passed due to her hard battle with cancer. Love and miss you always ❤️
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#death#cancer#grandmother
Dear Cancer, letter stories

Dear Cancer,

my friend told me to write a letter to cancer, it'll help calm yourself about your grandma's death.
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#letter#cancer#love
madmanrambling
madmanramblingSend me a message of a word or subject
Mirrors drinking stories

Mirrors

Im looking through a mirror not liking what I see a filthy fucking human
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#drinking#sad#madman#smoking#hating