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  1. Sometimes

    • By Carol F. Santoro
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Wanting To Go Back In Time

    Sometimes I sit and think

    Sometimes I remember

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  3. Hourglass

    Time Speeds Up As We Age

    At fifty-something
    I begin to feel the rising panic

    that probably gets worse later

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  4. Living With Dementia

    She's trapped inside the prison walls
    That used to be her mind.
    The woman that she used to be,
    Has long been left behind.

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    Would love to read some of your experiences. I am currently caring for and have two care givers looking after my 80 year old mother.

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  6. To Watch You, Admire You, Adore You

    Loving Poem About Growing Old Together

    I was a blessed today in a special way
    I was able to be with you all day

    I got to watch you, admire you, adore you and appreciate your smile

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    Wow, what a beautiful poem. To feel that kind of love and then be able to express it in such a way that I actually felt warm inside reading it is amazing. You described your wife in such a...

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  7. Mother

    • By Tyrene Gibert
    • Published: February 2006
    Children All Grown Up Poem

    She's sitting in a rocking chair.
    She's peeking out the window,
    looking at the children playing, remembering her own....

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    This poem made me cry, which to me, the mark of a good poem is if it evokes a deep feeling. I feel so very sad for this woman, and your words cut to the very core of her feelings of loss,...

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  8. Oh Lord, How I Love Thee

    I am a tired old soul, my Lord,
    My eyes can barely see.
    I cannot read Thy blessed book,
    Nor can I hear what prayers are said,

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  10. Dementia

    • Published: September 2015
    Poem About The Pain Of Dementia

    Where did you come from,
    you evil one?
    I cannot remember
    that tomorrow has come.

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    I lost my husband 6 months love my life my best friend. We shared a great 35 years but there isn't a day that's not filled with tears. I miss him so much & the nights are so long...I...

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  11. 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.

  12. 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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  13. Forgotten Mother

    • By Suhaills Rodriguez
    • Published: February 2006
    A Woman Forgotten

    She sits in darkness
    memories serve as her only company
    a life so full of joy
    now ending in lonesome misery....

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    Reading this made me think of my grandma. She passed away in 2005 due to gallbladder cancer. I took care of her at home with help from VNA hospice...while she was alive family didn't bother...

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