I have Lung Cancer

 



“I Have Lung Cancer”

 

My life is over, nothing left to do.

I’ll go and visit, my local Zoo!

I’ll take the Nissan, instead of the Truck.

I’ll see the Animals, who are all cooped up.

 

I’ll feed the Animals and see all the sights.

I’ll go to the food Court, sometime at night.

I’ll leave your number, on the Restroom wall.

Where everyone can see it, at the local Mall!


The Doctors are telling me, what to do!

Instead of Cancer, I hope it’s the Flu.

 

William J. Roney III

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lyrycsyntyme's picture

All the best, sir

Sharing, what I imagine, is the best outlook in such a situation. To live and to find good emotional medicine. 

 

If it's alright, I'd recommend several assistants for dealing with cancer, right out the garden/produce section: garlic cloves; kale, broccoli, and/or red cabbages; and herbs such as peppermint, ginger, turmeric. Additionally, cancer cells love sugar, so a low sugar diet helps a lot, if that's not already your style. 

 

Wishing you the best.

crypticbard's picture

We always have hope and

We always have hope and thoughts that the results would be satisfactory but if you would we are joining in prayer for your health.


here is poetry that doesn't always conform

Starward's picture

Amen to that!  I join my

Amen to that!  I join my prayers to yours for the health of our brother in poetry.


Enjoy effulgent days, and exquisite nights,

unto the exultations of Heaven.

Starward

Starward's picture

My heart goes out to you:  is

My heart goes out to you:  is the diagnosis confirmed?  The last line seems a little vague.


Enjoy effulgent days, and exquisite nights,

unto the exultations of Heaven.

Starward

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I have the start of Lung Cancer

I was told by the Doctors, "Bad News 2" poem I wrote.

I have a mass on my Lung, 2 Cm big. Thats where we are now!

 

Thanks Starward...


William J. Roney III

Starward's picture

I am so sorry to hear this,

I am so sorry to hear this, and I have prayed for you prior to writing this.  If I may make a suggestion (and, if you already know this, please forgive my redundancy):  a good source of spiritual comfort is the thirty-fifth Psalm, called by some the Resue or Restoration Psalm (if my memory serves correctly).  In my own medical affliction, which is not quite as serious as yours, I find myself relying upon that Psalm more and more.  I hope this is not too personal to share, but in the situation, protocols must give way to other concerns.


Enjoy effulgent days, and exquisite nights,

unto the exultations of Heaven.

Starward

williamjroneyiii's picture

I have the start of Lung Cancer

When it gets real bad I'll ask God for him to relieve the pain.

I was in a car accident back in 1986, I had to pray to God

to give me something to do, he gave me poetry for work.

I had a realtionship with God ever since.

I'm not Catholic but I do have a cross on my rear view mirror,

to remind me of worst times in my life!

 

God came through for me and my family!

 

Thank you Starward for the thought...


William J. Roney III

Starward's picture

The cross, or the crucifix,

The cross, or the crucifix, is the ultimate Christian symbol, regardless of what denomination, or no denomination, one embraces.  I wear a metallic blue crucifix, with my screen name on the reverse side of the cross beam, on a chain around my neck, and it reminds me at all times not only of my Faith, but to rely upon that Faith to see me through.  I join my prayers to yours for the relief of pain.


Enjoy effulgent days, and exquisite nights,

unto the exultations of Heaven.

Starward

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I also have a Crucifix

I also have a Crucifix in my Briefcase my Wife gave

me when we were dating in 1983 before I went to the Army.

I kept it ever since, she was Catholic at the time before we were married.

Now after the accident in 1986, we got a divorce in 1988 and I went to school for Poetry in 1989.

ST. Philips was the College I went to.

 

God was there for me!


William J. Roney III

Starward's picture

I am glad you kept that

I am glad you kept that Crucifix, and I applaud your attendance at Saint Philips!  And thank you for your service in the Army.


I have another Crucifix, which I keep on the table by the chair to which my condition confines me, which, at each of the four ends of the two beams, has small glass enclosure which contain items from the Holy Land:  gravel, flower petals, incense, and myrhh.  While the latter three are of recent gathering, as all plants must be, the gravel may have been there at the time Jesus was living there; it may have even been on one of the paths He trod.  The Crucifix also has a sunburst behind the Savior's image's head---a symbol that has fascinated me since I acquired my first Crucifix at the age of five years old.


Thank you for telling me those aspects about yourself, and I hope to be able to hear future good news about your illness---that is my prayer.


Enjoy effulgent days, and exquisite nights,

unto the exultations of Heaven.

Starward

williamjroneyiii's picture

I have the start of Lung Cancer

Reguardless the out come Starward, God has brought me comfort! 

Always had funny things to write about and serious poems also,

I had fun!

 

William J. Roney III


William J. Roney III

Starward's picture

I applaud your attitude,

I applaud your attitude, which is an example to us all.  However, that word "had" is past tense.  And you, and your posted poems, are very much in the present tense.  And the many poems you have ahead of you are still in the future tense.  


Enjoy effulgent days, and exquisite nights,

unto the exultations of Heaven.

Starward

williamjroneyiii's picture

I have the start of Lung Cancer

Starward, I got a joyist ride from life

by now, even in bad times God is there for 

all. You just let him lead the way and all will be fine!

 

Trust in God....


William J. Roney III

Starward's picture

Amen to that, my

Amen to that, my Brother!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Enjoy effulgent days, and exquisite nights,

unto the exultations of Heaven.

Starward