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Early Onset Alzheimers

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Early Onset Alzheimers

No sleep tonight
my dreams upset my mind
it's all about
losing thoughts to time

It's like I was never young
nor hearty, nor hale
like disabilities came early
and wiped my memory clear

Now I worry
what will happen
when my thoughts are no longer honed
I'll just lie there, lost...depressed...alone

February 21, 2013

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  1. Date: 12/19/2013 11:43:00 AM
    Madeleine, this is very sad. I lost my mother to the ends of Alzheimers... good poem..LINDA

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 3:34:00 PM
    Yes, I think we all get to this point BIG HUGS!! Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 10:27:00 PM
    Hi, A heartfelt write expressing the realization of aging... Ken

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 12:05:00 AM
    I'll be here for you! :o)