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  1. What Is Pain?

    • By Kathleen B. Hagen
    • Published: November 2008
    Alzheimer's Disease

    Pain is watching yourself fade into a helpless person.
    Pain is not being able to do what you did yesterday.
    Pain is not remembering what you did and why or where you bought things.
    Pain is not being able to see the flowers or the children on the other side of the room.

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    No story, just a big thank-you.
    Reading some of your stories made me cry. Lives touched, afraid of the future, of what might be. But together it won't be so hard.
    Thank-you

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  3. Daddy I Remember

    • By Tiffany Loftis
    • Published: June 2014
    Poem About Remebering Dad Before He Fell Ill

    Daddy I remember, before you fell ill. The spark in your eyes, the laughter, the thrill.

    Daddy, I long for that day, when that spark comes back. I wish, Daddy, God would cut you some slack.
    ...

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  4. We'll Take Fall Together

    • By Gary Davis
    • Published: May 2008

    Shall we take Fall together,
    go sifting through the fallen leaves
    and gaze upon the golden hues,
    while waiting for the freeze?...

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  6. Gift Of Life

    • By Tami Harmel
    • Published: December 2008

    No one knows the gift of life
    until it's seen in another's eyes.
    What's he thinking I ask myself,
    from this disease that he was dealt...

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  7. Heaven Sent

    • By Teresa J. Kendall
    • Published: February 2006

    His shoulders are a little slumped now and his back a little bent.
    But to me he looks like he was heaven sent.

    His blue eyes may have glasses to see ...

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  8. He Sleeps A Lot

    • By Edward J. Bricker
    • Published: February 2006
    Alzheimer's And Forgetful Father

    He Sleeps A Lot Again,
    He sleeps in his chair.
    This man who does not remember
    that I sat there...

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  10. Remembering

    Poems About Happy Childhood Memories

    When sleepless I lie,
    As the hours slip by,
    I go walking the paths back home.
    I hear the meadowlark's song

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  11. A Lament Of The Aging

    Poem About A Changing Body

    I am old,
    So I've been told
    By magazines and TV commercials
    Portraying perfect complexions,

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    Continuous degeneration occurs in physical bodies of one and all with age. Realization of the fact that you are not alone in facing such issues helps in tolerating the pain. The mention of...

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  12. Ode To The Mythical Mother

    • By Mike Smith
    • Published: May 2011
    Son To Mother Poem

    Ode To The Mythical Mother Owed To The Giver Of Life
    Take deep breaths she said to me.
    Where the three worlds did merge,
    Sky and the magic land across the sea....

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  13. Loneliness

    • By Kelina E. Mortimore
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem From A Mother Don't Forget Me

    I remember when I could hold your hand in the palm of mine.
    When I held you, you would hold my hair in the palm of your hand.
    When you would sleep you would make sure you had a part of me.
    When you would smile I would cry. ...

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