This poem is inspired by my participation in our local Relay for Life to fight cancer.
This Saturday March 12, Relay for Life McLennan Countynear the Baylor football stadium in Waco Texas will be held. I’ve participated in this event ever since my Mom lost her battle with cancer in 2006. This poem below was inspired by attending this event over the years. If you would like to contribute to my team, here is a link to our team page.
Relay for Life brings light into the dark
To take away the question mark.
Giving plans to overcome the fear,
Make burdens lighter, and provide good cheer.
Relay for Life provides optimism
For difficult times through activism.
Changing the unbearable
Into what is more endurable.
Giving participants a chance to work as one;
Helping one another until the disease is done.
Working together within a community
To find a cure and ease anxiety.
New medications give hope; a spouse adds love,
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