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Poem: Weathering The Storm

My boyfriend is diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. Everyday we encounter new details on this life changing nightmare. The road is not easy.

Poem Summary

"Weathering the Storm" is a poem about facing a battle with a terminal illness.

Her voice cries to the heavens to dry their tears and comfort their bleeding hearts.

Together they stand strong like an old oak tree weathering the storm.

"We'll Never Stop Fighting (Cancer Fight Song) by Never Stop Fighting 2018 Robbie & Dylan Knowles"

Weathering The Storm

Her voice silently cries to the heavens,

for sunlight to dry the rain

hidden in unspoken words.

Her heart tenderly bleeds

touching the palm of his hand,

barricading herself

in the shelter of his loving embrace.

Facing this wicked battle

waging war within his body,

they stand strong like an old oak tree

weathering the storm.



Last Day Of Chemotherapy

The results of the last CT Scan sound promising.

The doctor says the cancer is shrinking! The battle is far from over, but it is moving in the right direction.

His next treatment will consist of only Keytruda. This a an immunotherapy drug. It works with his own body's ability to help kill the cancer.

He has already been taking this drug along with two chemotherapy drugs each time he has a treatment session, so we will not need to worry about additional side effects.

His sessions will be reduced to every six weeks instead of the usual twenty one days. This should give him time to gain his strength back between each one.


The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it.

— C.C. Scott

"Strong Enough - Matthew West