A journey in time with Alzheimer's


Narrow hallways through the place
We wander … in and out
Mom enjoys looking … smiling
When others peek and shout
I don’t see … my chickadees
She says … with a … frown
Guess she’s looking for her room
Two halls down … around
She started out … strong
Eyeing everything … in sight
Now she’s had … enough
Walk’s finished for tonight
Passing through the doors
Leading to … her place
Her face lights up … it’s Mary
She gives a warm … embrace.

Copyright/Sheila Grimes/ February 9, 2015

Comments on: "Chickadees" (2)

  1. No more Misswhiplash said:

    thank goodness for Mary…it is surprising what a comfort she can be

    Liked by 1 person

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