You are sitting side by side .
She looks like a flower that just blossomed,
It’s a good day .
The nurse call out her name ,
And you walk in to the doctor’s office .
You have seen this doctor ,
He has been her doctor for the past 2 years ,
You know his sir name ,
That his grandfather came to Kenya in 1901 ,
When he was only 18,
To build the long snake .
His told you this story ,
His told you a lot of stories when you brought her for chemotherapy
And check ups .
You know his father was a lawyer ,
That he got killed in a plane crash ,
You know his wife loves pilau,
and that his 16 year old daughter plays the violin .
She asks him
“How am I today ”
He smiles ,
He always smiles ,
He has seen so many tragedies ,
He tells you how she has been strong ,
and how she has responded well to treatment ,
He tells you how she is cleared of all tomours
That now ,
Not even a dash of cancer can be found touring her body ,
She is happy ,
She cries ,
Lately you have seen her cry a lot .
She isn’t the type to cry ,
You smile .
It’s great news ,
It’s been 2 years of a struggle ,
3 years of praying she makes it another day ,
and now ,
Here and now ,
You are happy ,
Because she lives to die another day .