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Times in the Dark
 

There are times when my cheerful countenance is tested to the extreme

doesn't happen all that often but when it does it's like a bad dream.

Silly little things suddenly, irrationally assume huge importance

It's not like my situation is any different to what it's been

I know the cancer is there and whilst it may be controlled for now

there is no cure, not yet anyway and not likely to be for me.

Research lumbers on , new ideas over simplified in the press

the truth is a cure is some distance away but it will be here some day,

though I rather fear it will be too late for me.

So for now I try to sideline dark thoughts, think about today not tomorrow

because, as we all know, tomorrow is another day.

By dave.wynter

© 2017 dave.wynter (All rights reserved)

 

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