|My life has
many parts. Like
a jigsaw puzzle. Each one of those parts contains a different part of
picture, a fragment of the whole. One of those pieces happens to be
I had cancer.
Without that experience, I
wouldn't be the
person I am. The picture would be incomplete. But it's only one piece.
A big piece, maybe, but not the whole picture. Not even close. And so I
wrote the poems on the next pages, in the hopes that through them, you
will learn to: