A journey in time with Alzheimer's

New Battleground

Slow down, walking too fast
Broken bones … forecast
Hurry cane … came today
Shoved aside …NO WAY …you say
Your …mind’s …out of gear
No adherence …I fear
Your thinking’s …askew
New concept …for you
Zooming …around
Fall …to the ground
Just …use the cane

Copyright/ Sheila Grimes/ April 16, 2013

Mother can be a bit wobbly and WALKS TOO FAST. She’s fallen in her room, in the kitchen, at the grocery store, in the yard since coming here. Hates having me walk beside her, and says, PLEASE DON’T TAKE MY ARM! WISH ME LUCK …HERE WE GO!/sg

Comments on: "New Battleground" (2)

  1. Short, swift, powerful words.
    Do disregard the closeness issue. If your mom falls…


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