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A Poem by Curls1983

April 2010

The Wait

It's a terrifying wait and something no one wants to do,
But that nagging little voice says you must follow through.

A tiny little pin prick can take away your breath,
Suddenly nothing matters and you hope and pray for the best.

Time goes by like an eternity and the wait gets worse and worse,
Finding out positive or negative, everyday feels like a curse.

The nurse comes in and tells you what you came to hear,
Suddenly life has new meaning and you feel you're in the clear.

Now, take heed to the moments that transpired in days and weeks that have passed;
Be safe and don't let your next encounter prove to be your last.




  
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