In familiar places,
Became the story of his life.
Amongst familiar faces,
He didn’t even know his wife.
And sad
And hurt
And aching,
He continued
Unsure of ways to ease his pain.
And so,
And lost
And hurt
And lonely,
He woke and went to bed again.

Daily poem #835

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2 Responses to Dementia 

  1. A poem that perfectly describes the plight of Alzheimer’s victims. My much loved and loving sister in law and friend suffered from Alzheimers and since she died last year she has been sadly missed. A lovely poem.

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  2. jfb57 says:

    It is a dreadful, dreadful disease. Let’s hope they can find a way to lessen it’s effects

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