Deep, aching, stabbing,wretched, pain
barely walking, limping, body strain.
Exhausted, fragile, paleness
unhealthy, aging,signs of stress.
Numbing, tingling,constant, hurt
no turning back now, cannot avert.
Pushing forward inch by inch
each step I take makes me flinch.
Pills,creams,meds and all
nothing helps I just sit and bawl.
Too young to have my body break
don’t know how much more that I can take.
Doctors help that’s what they do
but, doctors here think I’m a fool.
Treatment costs so very much
without insurance a cure is out of touch.
So I pick myself up and do what I must
til it’s ashes to ashes and dust to dust.