A Tribute To Terry Fox (In Iambic Dimeter)

Poem By Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

While just a teen,
And Cancer struck,
They took a leg
To save his life!
He liked to run
And loved to win;
But Cancer came
To play a game!
Now Earth was hell!
Yet, Fox would run
A marathon
For Cancer’s sake!
His aim was high-
To raise a fund
For Cancer’s fight,
Despite his plight!
But half-way through,
His Cancer spread
To both his lungs,
Despite the drugs!
He covered miles,
Before Life’s end;
Undaunted till
The last, he stayed!
Posthumously,
He turned so great;
His one-legged walk
For Cancer’s sake
Earned him a name
Indelible!
He is ‘alive’!
His run goes on
All o’er the world
In Cancer’s name!
The world had lost
A lad so young
Courageous
Exemplary!

Comments about A Tribute To Terry Fox (In Iambic Dimeter)

You really know how to give dedications towards people. I see so much in your poetry that I haven't seen in others. GREAT PIECE OF WORK! ! !


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