Tag: dementia

Nanna

An old woman lies waiting Waiting for death Her mind gone before her Her body is left. She functions each day Repetition gets her through She repeats each cycle There is naught left to do. Eventually her body Will catch up with her mind…

I remember her

I remember her Vibrant and sunny Polite and kind Never mute or dull I remember her Wavy hair, purposefully striding Up that great big hill I remember her Rather be playing Kids are more fun Than cleaning any day I remember her Two finger…

Lillian

My grandmother was an amazing woman who died many years ago.  She was my first experience as an adult (and new mother) of dementia and visiting someone in a nursing home.  She did not have a clue who I was.  On a good day…