. MY MIND UNKNOWNI seem to be getting a little antsy,
Over things that don't mean too much.
It's as though my mind and body,
No longer stay in touch.
Sometimes I don't seem to play too fair,
If all I seem to do seems to be an act.
I can't stand around doing nothing,
By sitting on my derriere.
If I act as though I don't really care,
I may not be able to comprehend.
Why when I look I see squiggly lines,
I may not even remember;
That I'm going blind.
Dementia is not going to define me,
Alzheimer's is not who I really am.
If by some chance I upset you,
Remember if you can.
It's not really me.
It's just some dodgery old fool
Of a man.
Who's trying to keep in touch with reality,
As much as he thinks he can.
Poetry by Alan J Ripley
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Written on 2023-11-27 at 04:39
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