Category Archives: Alzheimer’s disease

Lois (Alzheimer’s poem #7): Scrabble & Sunday Crosswords

I used to sit under the table cross-legged while my mother & grandmother solved the Sunday crossword in ink or locked up the board playing Scrabble. Later, I joined them & learned the joy of contorting words into new forms; … Continue reading

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Lois (Alzheimer poem #5): Symmetry

when my daughter was new she had hair to her shoulders. I was afraid to wash it– everything about her so small, so breakable & my mother would come over after work to wash her hair. Later, I did the … Continue reading

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