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My Time …

by Danielle DeAnn Dahm

When my time is drawing near,
Will I be happy with my life?
Have I been a nurturing mother?
Have I been a supporting wife?

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Will our children know I love them,
That each one is dear to me?
Will you know that you’re my soul mate,
That our love was meant to be?

Have I followed the Golden Rule,
A good neighbor and friend to all?
Have I followed God’s plan for me?
Have I answered His call?

I want to see the flowers bloom
And see our children grow.
I want to see you when you’re old and gray
All this, before I go …

Spring is here and so am I;
Today’s a brand new day.
With Hope I know that I can Cope.
I’ve so much left to say…

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Danielle Dahm is a melanoma survivor who hopes to use her cancer experience to help prevent others from going through what she went through. “Tanning for that healthy glow just isn’t worth it!” she asserts.

This article was published in Coping® with Cancer magazine, November/December 2009.