Tag Archives: illness

Pieces – for Alzheimers Writing prompt

These pieces are missing These pieces are gone The fondest of memories The dreams dreamt upon They are gone These eyes are so heavy They’re burdened with pain Saying the same things Again and again She’s in pain So lost … Continue reading

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Cancer

An errant cell mutates And quickly finds its mate They grow and grow And so it goes Until You’re suddenly feeling ill These new cells are defined Uniquely re-designed Proliferate At such a rate You see Yourself in entropy Surgery … Continue reading

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Haiku of the Unwanted

Toothache calls/ Dentist phone number/on the wall Sickness chills/ Toilet bowl haven/of the ill Feel it snap/ Broken bone now that/won’t set back Tympani Of the heart’s true anx/iety (c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

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Sickness

Sickness pulsates First vague headache Along stretched sinuses And belly turning Inner revolutions Simultaneously Chills across the torso Pin pricking arms And deep tiredness Susserates the form Eyes heavy but somehow Too swollen to close Back and forth Undulating waves … Continue reading

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