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The Parent of Today, the Parent of Yesterday

A short poem about how dementia takes one life and gives another life.

Photo by EPMcKnight

Yesterday is gone, today is new
the parent who was is anew
to no fault of their own
it just is, what it is
no time for tears
be thankful for the years
time left on this earth
is a blessing no matter what
hasting time away
makes regret for a future day
go with what you have
someone in a worse state
easily could wish…

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EP McKnight, MEd

EP McKnight, MEd

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