Category Archives: Cancer

Queen of the Night by Carlos and Joseph Najera

How excited you are! You have arrived at the age. You are a young lady now. It’s a magical age, Where everything is possible, And everything is beautiful, Where everything is joy and happiness, And tears are unknown, Where pain … Continue reading

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Janet at 15 by Carlos and Joseph Nájera

How excited you are! You have arrived at the age. You are a young lady now. It’s a magical age, Where everything is possible, And everything is beautiful, Where everything is joy and happiness, And tears are unknown, Where pain … Continue reading

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That Good Night by Carlos L. Najera

 In the last communication that I had with your mother she could not talk. Her battle with cancer was almost at an end. I said to her, “I love you.” Then I asked her, “Do you love me?” She nodded … Continue reading

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Non Omnis Moriar (1919)

I was now eleven years old. Things happen. Everything changes. It is not the same anymore. There was no way to undo it. I first noticed the whispering, the private conversations Of my parents. I noticed a change in my … Continue reading

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