A journey in time with Alzheimer's

I see your hands, your face, your nose
I see your feet ‘n head ‘n toes
Even though these parts I see
You’re still invisible …to me
A shadow …of what has been
A thought …of years gone by
A notion …is there more?
No sense asking …why
Surely …the veil will lift
Surely …the lights go on
But …surely not …I see
As you …fade … from me.

Copyright/ Sheila Grimes/ May 12, 2013

Comments on: "Invisible Mom" (5)

  1. You fashion these words well.


  2. Beautfully written and so heartfelt. I cannot imagine going through this with my Mother. I sincerely feel for you and for her.


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