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My Patient

by Marie O Sullivan
Poem about supporting little brother after operation...' for I was only nine years old'
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The Nurse

by Rebecca Coleman
Prose about experience of a child caring for sick parents
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Distance

by Richard Jones
Poem about the student's younger sister and concern about diminished bond.
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Coffee Break

by Richard Pellatt
Significance of the present moment, yet insignificance in wider spectrum complexities of shared family experience
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The Journey

by S A Bahare
Poem about illness and faith
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Some Kind of Miracle

by Anonymous
Prose from the perspective of a child about her terminally-ill mother coming home for Xmas and then remaining in remission for several years.
Tags: written - prose - my_family - terminal cancer - oncology -

Happy Birthday Helen

by Tom Fox
Poem about death of author's sister
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Precious

by Alys Maconie
Fictionalized account of a tender relationship, Sita the carer of her frail husband - Bose
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I Can Only Hope

by Amit Srivastava
Poem - a reflection on the desire to maintain essential life-values through time- 'that my heart does not grow cold...'
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Rescue

by Anon
Poem - about the initial disconnecting and isolating aspect of pain and illness - then a web of support slowly emerging
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