Survival


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Insidious,
like a silent serpent
terrorising
unwary hosts.
Indiscriminately
rendering
hostages
helpless.

Lost in a vortex,
he will revisit
yesterday’s storms;
tomorrow’s hopes.
Exhausted,
he will muster
enough courage to
survive.

Copyright © 2011 Norma Martiri

Form: Free Verse

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6 responses to “Survival

  1. I love how you divided your poem into the two stanzas that each speak about the two characters in this poem, the cancer and the person who’s surviving the cancer. very profound.

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