‘C’ is for cervix
‘C ‘ is for cancer
two things inextricably linked.
One I miss
the other I do not.
One held the promise of a second child
the other took that away.
I feel guilt
and an overwhelming sense of protection
for my only child
and that somehow I have let him down.
It is ten years ago now
time is a great healer
but still, sometimes in quiet moments
I cry about what could have been.
January prompt-a-day with write alm today’s prompt is – ‘C’ is for
Last week was Cervical Cancer Awareness Week for more info on this and Cervical Cancer click here.
Cervical Cancer may have taken away my chance of another child but thanks to Cervical Screening I am able to see my wonderful boy grow up.
Have a great Sunday.