Poem: Losing the Game

Poem created in response to Robert Lee Brewer’s 2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 6, 6 Apr 2013, topic:  post

(form: shadorma)

Losing the Game

“We cure the symptoms, but we’re killed by the disease”
-from Have Mercy by Richard Marx

non-standard symptoms
were well-blocked
and tackled
while the cancer ran a post
and scored a touchdown


One thought on “Poem: Losing the Game

  1. Benjamin Thomas April 6, 2013 / 22:56


    Sorry, I severely misunderstood your poem today and wanted to offer you an apology. Totally missed the word cancer until I read it again. Lost my dad to cancer last year. I hope this finds you well.


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