General Poetry posted November 1, 2017


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20-syllable poem

Chemotherapy

by Angela VA

chemo
a life-saving poison
a contradiction
causing harm
to extend life


Short Poem contest entry


I have a friend with metastatic cancer. She endures chemo to extend her life with her family, but this same "medicine" is a poison that ruins her body in other ways. Each time is another torture and another possible side effect to her weak body. I hate cancer!

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