Tag Archives: Grandmother


Denial When you look at her With different eyes You see that she was The prettier one Sad expression even then though Perhaps her older sister Denied her education Because she couldn’t Bear her to be the Smarter one too … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments


Where is my white lace? I am Aliza My breath is your breath My consumptive lungs—your lungs My broken heart—your heart My son is dying slowly One brain cell at a time You may think him your father I know … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's, Dementia, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment