Saturday, April 22, 2017

TJ's Household Haiku - Moment and Ancient

Since different types of dementia are penetrating the lives of so many people who are living longer and even affecting some who have barely reached middle age, my haiku that I am linking to TJ's Household Haiku - Moment and Ancient may be something with which you are familiar. Some people suffering with dementia are able to be cared for in their own homes, and then may have to be moved into the home of family members, finally into nursing homes when the dementia and other health needs can no longer be handled by family or care givers. There are many ways dementia may be manifested in a person, and the behaviors indicated in this haiku are some of many.



with flickering thoughts
her mind grasped ancient moments
shattered delusions





4 comments:

  1. Truth presented in few but powerful words!

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  2. Dementia is such a cruel disease.

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    1. It certainly is. No two people suffer from it in exactly the same way either.

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