Today I Got to Say No to Cancer

Photo by Marcelo Leal on Unsplash

A big moment for anybody who walks this earth. Exasperated for me by the very fact it’s the one thing I’ve spent 15 years, without real effort, (if there was any) trying to escape.

My grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer at 48. She was gone before 56.

I’m what you might call an old soul/

but what is an old spirit,

when too many die before 66.

No one retires til death.

So, when my doctor called to say not only was there no molar pregnancy but there was no molar…

Kylah Strickland

Blck.femme. queer. writer. artist. mama. she|her. sometimes silly. sometimes sane. kstricklandart.com @_.kmsp

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