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I need to see my mother

“I need to see my mother!” In the middle of the communal day room, D. stands up from her wheelchair. D. was admitted less than a week ago. 818 more words

Dementia

Nattokinase's effect on Amyloid plaque amazing!

Nattokinase’s effect on Amyloid plaque amazing!

Who knew that a staple food in Japan, enjoyed by thousands of its residents, could possibly lead to preventing or even curing Alzheimer’s disease? 512 more words

Alternative Medicine Or Natural Cure

It All Escapes Her (Part 2)

Her memories escape her, just as her words have

She lives off shattered memories

Wondering through her decaying mind

Collecting mismatched stainglass

But she can never reform the picture… 17 more words

Poetry

It All Escapes Her (Part 1)

Words escape her, just as her memory has.

The soft words passed down from father to daughter

now reside as an epitaph scrawled across a faded Polaroid. 40 more words

Poetry

Scatterbrained

walked into the bedroom
stopped beside the dresser
something nagged inside my head
what was it i was there for?
left the room, went down the hall… 60 more words

Life

Recollection

I don’t recall what this poem’s about

I’ve received your demands–How’s it goin’ today (over yesterday)?

And it echoes in my skull,

A cavity warped in the over-abundance of media and memory and meditation… 209 more words

Poetry


6 A.M.

A vividly red 6 A.M. glares out from an electric alarm clock on the side table of the bed.

“Carol!  Wake up! Do you know what time it is?”

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