Poetry Today

As Memories Fade

Drowning in a pool of my inner self

Unable to remember, to see clearly.

Time rob me of all I knew, everything I hold dear gone,

Erased, like the dew that slips through at day break

So does memories of you.

I held them once; your memories,

They kept me through the years.

Fading slowing, I tried to hold on.

I felt them now!

Deep down in the grey remains, I see your face

Smiling, bidding me to remember

To reach for what’s no longer there.

I reached out and touched loneliness

I smiled; knowing I can’t miss what’s not there.

Emptiness has filled the void where you once lived.

I knew you once!

I knew you when time was on my side

When promises burst open

And I fell deeply In love with you.

 

Have you ever watch someone you love, loose them self to Dementia. I think it’s one of the hardest thing thing you could ever go through.

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