July Poetry, Day 11 – The beauty of Alzheimer’s

Posted: July 11, 2012 in photography, poetry
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Today a short and really poignant piece from a wonderful guy I met last year at a workshop in Vermont, today, the words of Jim Cooper, enjoy. ~ ZD Blue

Photo by Rich Krissel

The Beauty of Alzheimer’s

By Jim Cooper

Perhaps the wooden desk still thinks
Of itself as a tree,
Doesn’t recognize my touch as I write,
Rather believes me to be
The boy who swung from its limbs.

  1. What a nice article. I lived with my grandma, who has dementia and Alzheimer’s for a year and a half and wrote some stories about my experience. Here the link if you want to check it out:



  2. Alex Khoo says:

    Amazing image here~ Nice one!

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