Ripple Effect #poetry #alzheimers


writing in the margins

so much more to say

images collide

cold and cloudy day

filling up the pages

lost amidst the line

start where ended

fretful is my mind

notes are merging

losing the details

misty is the matter

flattened now my scales

 

Alzheimer’s is a debilitating disease for the elderly. People working in the filed have found that music helps retain some connections to life’s memories.

 

 

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing with an E. African team that is developing elementary curriculum for African children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

6 thoughts on “Ripple Effect #poetry #alzheimers

  1. Hi Moondust Writer … wonderful poem … and so true – music helps them … music can open doors we wouldn’t expect … lovely – cheers Hilary

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  2. Music can ‘speak’ to the child in the womb, so why not to the adult whose mind has become enmeshed in the net of dementia ?

    Music is the universal language and the only truly international ‘breaker-down-of-barriers.

    Everyone responds to music; a truly God-given gift, whatever your religion.

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