Cancer

This hurts, my lover I want so much to be in your arms To have you hold me Stroke my hair Ease the torment of my disease To have you look into my eyes And for once, for even a moment The agony would relent All the pasts forgotten, forgiven My spirit freed That ache […]

Fever

Laying here with him in my arms The fever overtakes him Yet I continue my embrace Brushing locks from his forehead Encouraging sips of water Murmuring my love Whispering about nothing in particular But in the moment it’s everything Wet hacking coughs wrack his body Still I hold him tight Burning with fever I attempt […]