Poems by Marie Matheny

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  • A Lost Memory

    • Published: May 2018
    Poem About Caring For A Parent With Alzheimer's

    in Sickness Poems

    She lovingly handles
    her mother with care
    as she washes and curls
    and fixes her hair.

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    • Rating 4.46
  • Special Day

    • Published: January 2019
    Birthday Poem For A Dear Friend

    in Birthday Poems

    Here it is,
    Your special day,
    So I thought I'd take
    This time to say

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  • The Bomb

    • Published: June 2018
    An Explosive End To A Relationship

    in Goodbye Love Poems

    Tick tock
    The bomb went off
    It hit hard
    It cut deep

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    • Rating 4.33
  • A Day At The Beach

    • Published: May 2018

    in Beach Poems

    The sun and sand go hand in hand.
    The sound of constant waves -
    There's a smell of salt in the air.
    The ocean is seen through a haze.

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    You've painted a picture that would make most who read it edger to find a beach somewhere and experience it for themselves. Your depiction is dead on.

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  • Dementia

    • Published: December 17, 2021
    A Family Member With Dementia

    in Sickness Poems

    There are times when things seem normal again
    We laugh and talk about trivial things
    We enjoy each other's company
    But we can't deny the thought in our minds

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    • Rating 4.25
  • Joint Custody

    • Published: July 2017
    Difficulty Of Sharing Your Child

    in Divorce Poems

    The torments of hell that I seem to face.
    The days turned to weeks, all gone up in waste.
    The hours so precious that equal the time
    Of minutes and seconds that should be all mine.

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    • Rating 4.03

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