Dementia Takes a Break

A poem about a restful and peaceful night for all.

Photo by volant on Unsplash

Last night’s sleep was the best
the first time got lots of rest
dementia in the house
was as quiet as a mouse
not once did mother call
no yelling from her walls
so different is every night
some days are dark, some light
dementia can rock your sleep
penetrating your peace so deep
peace away dementia takes
a weary night it can make
everyone’s night a wreck
as dementia gets…

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