Courageous Warrior

Cancer has come to take its revenge
Soon it will fear the warrior it’s fighting against

Bald head, it’s threat, nefarious plot
Beauty within, it doesn’t know you’ve got a

No lump, no bump, no surgery scars
Present deterrents to your fight with strength that you are

Bring it, big C, let’s see what you got
We will show it what you can do and what it cannot

The prompt for Day 19 of the NaPoWriMo Challenge is to write a landay. Landays are 22-syllable couplets, generally rhyming. The form comes from Afghanistan, where women often use it in verses that range from the sly and humorous to the deeply sardonic and melancholy.

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