Dying Clover woman has dream fulfilled with published poetry

CLOVER — The poet lay in her bed Thursday morning, dying.

But on this day – in spite of the cancer in her breast, spine, liver and lung – cancer lost.

Linda Davis, the poet who wrote on yellow legal pads, won.

Her loving husband Richard – who is dutifully taking care of his wife of 30 years while she fights to live – tried not to be excited but failed. A package had come all the way from California, from the nonprofit Dream Foundation.

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