My Mum [she had breast cancer this year]
i've seen some realy great poems on this site. I would like to share one i sent to my mother recently.
'You didn'nt invite him in; he just took it upon himself to stay.
you asked him patiently to leave ; he even listened to you pray.
He caused you so much anguish; he was always in your space,
And even though you sought to evict him, he ignored the saddness on your face.
He took advantage of your health he knew you hadn't the strengh to shun him.
He just planned to ware you down; this lodger was wicked and cunning.
Behind his back you sought more advice; you even prevented him bringing round friends,
You stoically ignored his presence; you even fed him to make amends.
You never wanted him to see you down; you bravely tried to ignore him with a scowl.
But your mood towards him was changing, this lodger was crude and foul.
Your secret meetings behind his back were calculated and well thought.
This evil squatter, come lodger, was convinced he could stay, and not be caught.
Then twelve months later, after he rudely invaded your home, your life, your space.
This rogue tresspasser, was about to be put firmly and rightfully in his place.
On the 12th of June 2007 , when your health was at its peak, you suddenly got the
You went to hospital, with faith in God, and a Surgeon evicted,
Take care of YOU