Last Dance Poem

Posted Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010. Filed Under My Daily Dose

This is a poem written by a teenager with cancer.  She wants to see how many people get her poem.   It is quite the poem.   Please pass it on.  This poem was written by a terminally ill young girl in a New York Hospital.

It was sent by a medical doctor – Make sure to read what is in the closing statement  AFTER THE POEM.

SLOW DANCE

Have you ever watched kids

On a merry-go-round?

Or listened to the rain

Slapping on the ground?

Ever followed a

butterfly’s erratic flight?

Or gazed at the sun into the

fading night?

You better slow down.

Don’t dance so fast.

Time is short.

The music won’t last.

Do you run through each day

On the fly?

When you ask How are you?

Do you hear the reply?

When the day is done

Do you lie in your bed

With the next hundred chores

Running through your head?

You’d better slow down

Don’t dance so fast.

Time is short.

The music won’t last.

Ever told your child,

We’ll do it tomorrow?

And in your haste,

Not see his sorrow?

Ever lost touch,

Let a good friendship die

Cause you never had time

To call and say,’Hi’

You’d better slow down.

Don’t dance so fast.

Time is short.

The music won’t last..

When you run so fast to get somewhere

You miss half the fun of getting there.

When you worry and hurry through your day,

It is like an unopened gift….

Thrown away.

Life is not a race.

Do take it slower

Hear the music

Before the song is over.

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Dear All:

PLEASE share this to everyone you know –

even to those you don’t know! It is the request of a special girl who will soon leave this world due to cancer.

This young girl has 6 months left to live,

and as her dying wish, she wanted to send a letter telling everyone to live their life to the fullest, since she never will.

She’ll never make it to prom, graduate from high school,

or get married and have a family of her own.

PLEASE SHARE THIS AS A LAST REQUEST.

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