10 Months

A quiet peaceful day, changed me forever
When I received a call
The doctor's report is in, bad news arrives
Your loved ones days will fall
This must be a dream, they looked fine to me
This must all be in my head
I'm pinching myself, denial is high
Because I fear the thought of the dread
I visit you there, smile on your face
You seem incredibly strong
"I have 10 months to live,"you state with confidence
I'm hoping that you're wrong
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Because I can't see,
My life without you
You're precious to me,
You're something I can't lose
I'll never forget,
All the things we did
Now what do we do,
When you only have 10 months to live
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5 months go by, your health is slipping
I'm scared of the concept of time
You lost all your hair, but you're not scared
You force yourself not to cry
You try to hold back, mask your emotion
You want to revoke the tears
But your emotions are high, and we know why
Because we all share the same fears
We spend time together, precious moments
Before our time must cease
We laugh and we cry, we spend so much time
Before we have to lay you to peace
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Because I can't see
My life without you
You're precious to me
You're something I can't lose
I'll never forget
All the things we did
Now what do we do
When you only have 5 months to live
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Time is near, we've conquered fear
We are ready for the day
You're loved ones visit, tears in their eyes
Begging you to stay
But you can't, you have a big mission
One that's past the stars
You must go now, to your destination
Because the drive is very far
You grow more weak, diseased at its peak
You're surrounded by ones you love
You look at me, with watery eyes
You'll find me if you look up above
I grab your hand, you say to me
You'll remember all the things we did
We exchanged our goodbyes, what do we do
When you only have seconds to live
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I can't see
my life without you
You'll always be with me
And I'll be with you
I'll never forget
The things that we did
Now what do I do
When you no longer live

This poem is about: 
My community
My country
Our world

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