Recurrence

Lois Tschetter Hjelmstad
From: Fine Black Lines: Reflections on Facing Cancer, Fear and Loneliness Hjelmstad Mulberry Hill Press, 1998

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I could live
the rest of my life
without it.

But if cancer recurs
can I count on
the recurrence of
hope and courage too?


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