Cancer (a poem)

My cells are turning

against me

Civil war is being fought

Within the confines

of my skin


A deep dissatisfaction

is crawling

All over me

As I realise


Has broken in


I faint

I breathe in gasps

My optimism

Is struggling

To last

Another hour




All in vain

Ally with a mystery

Wrapped in infinite pain


The calling 

To the universe

Beams out

From my soul

Night and day


Reaching, reaching desperately

All the same


Cancer, am I anonymous?

Or do you even know

My name?


About sleepless in turtle island

Hi, I´m Dimitri. I have lived in Turtle Island for awhile now, so my cultural understanding is slowly improving. Also, I can see things in this place that boggle my mind. Thus this blog...
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