Forget-Me-Not – Two Takes on Dementia

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forget-me-nots
all her present moments
fading away

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 dementia the present moment then gone forever

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A haiga and a one line senryu for Haiku Horizons prompt  – present

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14 thoughts on “Forget-Me-Not – Two Takes on Dementia

  1. I will never forget a friend of mine, a brilliant professor of mathematics and Hebrew, who descended into the depths of dementia. The image that stays in my mind is that of his wife reading aloud to him the simplest of children’s stories one day on the porch of the nursing home. It was clear that he had no clue what the story was about.

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