A journey in time with Alzheimer's

Maintaining dignity

Anchoring hope … ties that bind
Clearing paths … tangles unwind
Difficult … keeping distance ‘n care
Intoxicating … abyss … beware
Tormented … sanity … hides away
Light-headed … no reason to stay
Persistent … hope … pushes on
Determined to cope … into the dawn
Joy in the moment … loving embrace
Being needed … encourages haste
No place on earth … better to be
Maintaining … grace ‘n dignity.

Copyright/ Sheila Grimes/ January 3, 2014

Comments on: "Maintaining dignity" (5)

  1. Sounds a good day? ❤ ❤

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  2. your poetry and prose are really inspiring and I feel sure that your words bring comfort to many people who read your post….Give your Mom and hug from me and my love to you for being so caring

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