#Octpowrimo day 4

The Moment of Know

Twas the moment of know

The curtains they blow

The window pushed high

The caregiver low

Out of his mind

He went real slow

Now he wants to go “home”

It’s ringing, the phone

Can you come get your husband,

Did you know he’s not there,

No, I’ve been asleep,

I sleepily stare.

Dark is the town

Out driving am I

At a time that I never

Out of my mind.

~Julie Robinson

This is a true story except I’m not, I hope, out of my mind. Couldn’t get this in the poem but I hardly ever go anywhere at night and it was very mysterious indeed.

3 thoughts on “#Octpowrimo day 4

  1. Beautifully done, your poem told the story that I understand very well. As a caregiver of a dementia patient it can be very challenging. Happy days writing poetry. Cheers!

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