She doesn’t know me most of the time,

she walks like a zombie around the house...

sometimes she walks outside,

sometimes she comes back,

sometimes the police call—

of course, I pick her up

to bring her home

and she screams,

Who are You?

I am living with a shadow.

This is a write about many of our elder loved ones going through Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.

The 1880 home saved from urban renewal 50 years ago is in need of repair.


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