A Winning Poem from the BMC Cancer Awareness Poetry Competition 2019 by Shari Rhodes
We received amazing entries from talented poets across the globe, for our first poetry competition. Anyone affected by cancer—a current patient, a survivor, friends, family, researchers, doctors—was able to enter, and we were amazed by the originality and diversity of submissions. Two entries were selected as our winners. One of the winning poems is presented below—please click here to view the other winning entry.
Shari Rhodes (BA Psych) has been an International Intuitive Reader and Counselor for 37 years. She has dual citizenship in America and New Zealand. Shari has published poetry and several articles and is currently writing her first book. To see more of her work, visit her website.
Michelle is a Journal Development Editor overseeing a portfolio of Oncology journals. She monitors and optimizes journal performance based on the needs of the authors, readers, and editors. She participates in data analyses that help identify the success metrics of individual journals or of larger development projects. Her interests are in multimedia tools—such as graphical abstracts, infographics, blogs, and podcasts—that further scientific exchange and engagement.