Guest Poem………

I have followed Wendy Mitchell on her journey with Dementia for some time. Here’s today’s post and I was so moved that I just had to share it.

Which me am I today?

I love sharing poems from other people living with dementia as every voice is important and if I can share that voice then that makes me happy.

I was recently sent an email from a lovely lady in New Zealand. She originally lived in Bradford and wrote “I was involved, way back in 1992 when Professor Tom Kitwood there ran his first dementia group” – how amazing…❤️

The other day Barbara emailed me this lovely letter and poem:

“Can I share with you a poem I wrote recently, in order
to try to share with other ‘how it is’, but knowing I could only do it
in advance by sitting quietly and letting the words flow. I found that
what I had written even surprised me, mentioning aspects I hadn’t yet
admitted to myself.”

She asked me to include her email at the bottom just in case anyone wanted to get…

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4 responses to “Guest Poem………

  1. Great stuff!

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  2. So many of us have suffered from our loved ones battling this disease. We can only imagine what it must be like. Thanks for the comment.

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  3. I normally skip sharings and repostings, but I’m glad I read this one after reading your recommendation.

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  4. I very occasionally reblog but this post hit me hard. I contacted Barbara the author of the poem and have received a splendid response. She lives in the South Island and is as full of vigour as is Wendy.

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