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A Single Cell
by Suzi Sundquist

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A message of faith, hope and love during the fight for survival of cancer. I am a breast cancer survivor, as is my mother and many of my friends..., this is dedicated to all who are, have or will be affected by cancer.


What is this ab-nor-mality
It's growing fast inside of me
How did this happen, what have I done
It's not my fault, the odds have won
Mutation of a single cell
You start with this, then go through Hell
At first it's just a couple cuts
But then it spreads, chemo's just nuts
This poison kills all in its path
Too weak, too sick, the aftermath
I think I can beat it, I'll just have to try
My family and friends, they won't say good-bye
I know there's a reason, I'm not sure just why
The Lord puts us through this, I look to the sky
For strength and for courage, the faith to get through it
Support for my loved ones, I know you can do it
Within all the scars, the bruises and pain
Each minute of life, is our biggest gain
I tell you, I love you..., don't want you to cry
I'll try everything and try not to die
But in the event, it is written that way
Be sad not for me, just remember this day
When we woke up this morning, the sun and its glory
Said hello to us all, now get on with your story
For each of the days, we are given a chance
To love one another, make life our own dance
So fear not for me, I'm grateful to say
I've been given a chance and yet, one more day
 

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Reviewed by Connie Faust 3/18/2011
After reading a few of your poems, I will save this one to my library because I don't want to forget your name. In the future, when someone I know needs inspiration for a battle with cancer, I'll know how to find your page.
God bless you and keep you strong in Him.
Connie
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 3/16/2011
Truly a voice of a survivor and an inspiration for those who read this.
Reviewed by John Domino 1/14/2011
Dear Suzi,

May your ups outweigh your downs.
May your smiles outweigh your frowns.
May you always feel as young as you are today.
May your faith and joy in life prosper in every way.
May the words that you write and the things you say in 2011,
grant you much love and peace from Our Father who art in Heaven.
Amen
Reference: Luke 11:2–4
Love & Blessings

John Michael Domino
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 1/12/2011
Suzi God bless you and may you live life cancer free and fear free. Thank you for sharing such an honest heart felt pen.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 1/9/2011
Beautiful writing sweet lady...stay safe always OK...Hugsss
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 1/9/2011
Oooooh, you have far-reaching and desperately needed poetry here. With your mature wisdom and authentic words of hope and compassion you will help many not to feel all alone.
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 1/3/2011
This is a wonderful offering
that we all can appreciate
for in knowing anothers journey
we all can grow
Thank You for Sharing Suzi

Love's Bounty & Continued Blessings
Vickie
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/1/2011
Thank you for sharing your positive and inspiring attitude and most meaningful message, Suzi. Love, peace, and blessings,

Regis
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/1/2011
Suzi, you are a brave woman indeed. If you read my article on a true miracle, you will see how, when all the odds are against you, there is always hope with prayer. God bless you and have a very Happy New Year.

George
Reviewed by Rafika Anderson (Reader) 12/31/2010
Your poem makes me think of the purity of the planet and all over life before we polluted it with our material creations that now return the favor by filling us with disease. Thank you for delivering that powerful insight through your verse.

With best wishes for the coming new year,

-=ra=-
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 12/28/2010
Beautiful soulful words, I have a friend battling this now, 8 of us play cards together once a month and all graduated 35 years ago together, we wear pink every 6 months w photos taken supporting her journey, however she is the one that blows me away with her strength~
Christine
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 3/31/2010
What a beautiful piece and God bless you for your long fight and now being a survivor! Yes, I know a few and the battle is not an easy one, God bless you and stay strong...

Be always safe,
Karen
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