Burgundy and White


When my parents tell me
I'm calm as they cry
'I wish it were me' they sob
I wish they wouldn't say that
Everywhere I go, tears follow
I'm choking on their sadness
The cancer doesn't scare me
They do

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I was recently diagnosed with Nasopharynx cancer and this poem says some things I wish I could say to my parents and those around me