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Is this my mother i see

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Is this my mother i see

Is this my mother i see.
                  
 
                        What was i doing
                        yes i am aging
                      
                        Is this my mother i see 
                        Alas it is not   
                        It is me
 
                       Where was i going
                       I am forgetting
 
                      Is this my mother i see
                      Alas it is not
                      It is me
 
                     Why did i say that
                     It has no meaning
 
                     Is this my mother i see
                     Alas it is not
                     It is me
 
                    When will it leave me
                    No one is listening
 
                    Is this my mother i see
                    Alas it is not
                    It is me 
 
 For my mother who has Alzheimers.
                                                      By Kate Mcnaughton

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  1. Date: 8/31/2011 6:52:00 PM
    I feel the same too. I woke up once still drosey and walked passed the mirror. I said " Hi Dad" it was a quick glace and after a good eye rub and as I began to brush me teeth I felt a cold shiver down me spine as I thought, I look like me dad the same way I remember him when I was small. DO DON'T HAVE Alzheimers

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 9:08:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poem today. It is truly sad. Please continue writing and sharing with us Kate it will help you get through this time in your life. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/28/2009 1:00:00 PM
    keep well Kate, keep writing. Your pain and sadness is right there in the poem.

  1. Date: 9/28/2009 12:55:00 PM
    Bless all of you who go through this sad illness with a loved one. A poem that touches the heart. ~ Love, Carrie