Poem: A mind in limbo

by Harry

I see your anguish and  i hear your pain.

Both in your eyes and on your voice.

Its has changed you completely.

To someone who wants to hide.

You listen to woman who gave bad advice.

Believing their tales and stories.

But the doctor has cleared you of all ill’s.

Trying to help set your mind at ease.

But this disease has got such a grip.

You do not believe that the truth is right.

Believing the lies which are doing you harm.

It has eased a little but there’s a long road ahead.

Many bumps, corners and hurdles to come.

So with more help and pretence and also trust.

We will get you back to what you once were.

The struggle you have goes on and on.

But i’m here as always with you to help.

So we will work at it with hope until the day.

That you get better and back to normal again.

Then you can start all over once more.

Enjoying the things, you took for granted.


9 Comments to “Poem: A mind in limbo”

  1. You can post your own poetry on this blog be it old or new poems,
    To learn more, please read the about page, and thank you for visiting.

  2. wanted to know if your poem was about alzheimer.

    • No Tracy, it is about my wife who suffered a very bad year of depression, i will be posting the follow up to it to-morrow.
      And thank you for subscribing.
      If you write poetry your are welcome to post here.

  3. I “liked” your compassion and support for your wife. And your sharing of it.

    • Thank you kindly, there is a follow up which i will post at the end of the week.

      • I look forward to it, and I hope it means (I read the comments from the others a little bit ago) that she is doing much better. I look forward to the update.

  4. Yes she’s doing well thank you.

  5. Regards to you and your wife….I salute you both for pushing through this invisible yet dehabilitating illness….she is fortunate to have you….keenly written and your love seeps through….

  6. Thank you Celeste, it was hard to write and get it right.

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