Cancer (Free verse) by Billy Fights
I just had a conversation that moved me
I actually felt something stirring
in my skeleton
Somewhere behind the ribcage
I can't remember what you call those things
Oh yeah, Lungs, silly me
I feel alive, and on the verge
of being healed from my current cancer,
when it ends
My remission has turned deadly
I feel it in my bones,
I need more sweet posion.
I'm addicted to the scent
on the back of her neck,
and I know it.
We all know it.
Place the bottle to my lips,
and I will drink myself deeper into ground.
Just ask them to close the lid
when you're finished with me
The familiar sting of remembering the things,
on which I used to rely.
I'd fall down
If I thought I could get back up,
with everything still on my side
I might actually sleep at night,
and wake up from this nightmare
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