My dear sweet Mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's at 89 and lived to 93. She passed Oct 23rd, 2010. We were very close and it was a hard road for both of us. These poems were written at various points along the way.
@Rhymer2 Thank you for the kind words -- one way to cope is to write about it :) Alzheimer Rhythms OOOOOOOOOOOOO. Luscious -- and I am not a fan of "love" poems but this one has such texture! The Dance of Love's Most Pe... Oh my goodness -- this was my Mom exactly -- you made me tear up -- thanks. beautifully written -- the meter is perfect and it flows like water. For a Moment, I Forgot