Dementia vs Alzheimers
Dementia vs. Alzheimer's
Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life.
Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia. Alzheimer's is a specific disease. Dementia is not.
Could these diseases be a prelude to Birth ???
A time when we lived with cosmic consciousness.
A time when we lived within the primordial ooze,
the security of our biological mother’s womb.
We first see the harsh light of our days
as we slip through the holy of holies,
that gap between our mother’s legs.
The world we knew, lost for ever.
A new consciousness begins to take hold
and before long, awareness is what we’ve been told.
Brain washing created the creatures we have become.
We are but the influences, the dictates, the whims of some.
Many have stood up, stand on their own feet, never succumb.
Live out their lives on their own terms, suddenly they are numb.
Life’s journey, experiences, memories become elusive hallucinations.
Many live in an empty box, white walls void of meaning, no illuminations
Dementia, Alzheimer's, a scourge upon man’s life, his brain.
No longer will memories of the here and now remain.
No longer will man be what he was, never again
to know, to recall as it all goes down the drain.
In this dark world of Dementia, Alzheimer's, filled with pain.
Inside ones head, anxiety, frustration fears, and tears falling like rain
as one hangs, desperately, tooth and nail, onto specks, slivers of life’s refrain,
realizing, in moments of lucidity, there is little, to nothing much, one is able to gain .
B. J. “A ” 2
April 9th, 2021
Copyright © William J. Jr. Atfield | Year Posted 2021
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