• A Caregiver's Crown

    There must be a Heavenly crown for each giving soul, who cares for the sick and disabled, whether young or old. more

    Aug 15, 2017

  • An Observation on Alzheimer’s

    I saw her from a distance Carefully keeping in step with the world, the rules, the time. more

    Jun 28, 2017


  • Alone

    I never thought I’d be alone Sitting by a silent phone more

    May 20, 2017

  • Silver Tendrils About My Heart

    Hairbrush running through long sliver hair Snapping, crackling, sparking shining bright Curling about fingers with a life of its own Tendrils wrapping tight like those about my heart more

    Sep 6, 2017

  • Waiting

    Waiting for him to find the words to finish thoughts so I could understand. more

    Jul 26, 2017

  • Untitled

    Most people hope to avoid This thing I do. more

    May 20, 2017

  • For Mom’s Caregivers

    I've watched in amazement your patience and grace Your beautiful soul is not commonplace You listen to stories of the lives that they've led At night when they wander you're their guide back to bed more

    May 9, 2017

  • And Through the Fog I see your Soul

    Never lost or forgotten; you were always there Perhaps misplaced like a favorite pen or a worn address book Taking a more fervent search to locate At times more patience or diligence or even a special secret code would help me to locate my beloved more

    Oct 10, 2017

  • A Caregiver’s Treasure Book

    Caregiver, in case someone hasn’t mentioned it, you are a treasure – radiant, precious and rare. more

    May 30, 2017

  • 50 Disorderly Years

    One doesn’t know it’s an “I” Two says “No” Three erupts teeth Four begins to remember Five gets socialized more

    Jul 12, 2017

  • Cara Mia

    If by some miracle I could talk to you I would have a million things to say more

    May 20, 2017

  • Caregiver Poem

    The heart of a caregiver is a rare element on earth They define the true meaning and value of God’s worth more

    Aug 1, 2017

  • Dear Daddy

    I hope the researchers hear what I have to say, Because I know what caused your dementia to this day; more

    Jun 22, 2017

  • For Alen

    Always See You Sometimes I watch you sleep, In those hours you are who you were And I am just your wife. more

    Sep 19, 2017

  • After the Accident

    She rolls along to some internal music we can't hear. more

    Jun 15, 2017

  • While Words Fail

    You were gone before you went, slipping into final forgetting with each hollow breath. more

    Jul 26, 2017

  • I am a Caregiver

    I am a caregiver it’s what I do. 24/7, I’m here for you. more

    May 11, 2017

  • Caregiver Spirit

    It hits me hard As I plow along more

    Jun 27, 2017

  • Losing Things

    I've lost some important things this year; a favorite jacket, prescription sunglasses, discipline for dieting, my temper, more

    Aug 29, 2017

  • A Tribute to Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren

    We would like to celebrate you for all you’ve done. For caring for your granddaughter and your grandson. more

    May 30, 2017