Category Archives: Poems

The New Hive: A New Form of Creative, Personal and Social Expression

If you don’t know about The New Hive, a wonderfully creative social media platform designed to connect us through self expression, I invite you to check it out. The site allows you to create your own Web pages with intuitive online tools. … Continue reading

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Get Over It | By: Roselle Kovitz

Under it. Maybe. Bearing its weight like an Ugandan girl carrying gallons of water back to her village from the nearest stream. Get over it. Maybe not. Not until it comes in, all the way. Pushes the door so wide, … Continue reading

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The Cancer Poetry Project

“A single poem—heart-rending, fearful, raging, beautiful, grotesque, even hilarious—lets us know we’re not alone in dealing with cancer.” The Cancer Poetry Project, edited by Karin B. Miller, who turned to poetry when her husband was diagnosed with cancer, is accepting … Continue reading

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Possibilities | By: Judy Sloniker

Her left breast my left breast my daughter’s left breast The left being closer to the heart (than the right) After my first diagnosis, I was constantly searching for the cause, the symbolism. The breast, from which I fed my … Continue reading

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Life Got in the Way | By: Arlene G. Cohen

So sorry we never got to have that coffee we always promised to have at those accidental meetings that found us sharing like old friends… Sitting waiting for infusions, me in my scarf and you in your wig! We both … Continue reading

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James Navé’s 100 Poems

I gave myself over to being loved and that is a miracle all human beings deserve. –from “Slumber After Surgery” by James Navé If you missed it, there was a lovely story on NPR this morning about James Navé , … Continue reading

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A poem | By: Pat Prinz

Before the confirmation, then for 4 months more, before the surgery to remove ‘it’ I tried to grasp what ‘it’ was, and failed to grasp what ‘it’ was – this unknown amount of cancer in my body Dreading Outcomes of … Continue reading

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