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It’s my dad’s birthday today. He may not be here anymore but I still say…

Happy Birthday dad, wherever you are, No matter the distance, no matter how far You may be away from me now that you’ve gone, But my love for you now is still just as strong. For whilst you’re not here and … Continue reading

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A poem dedicated to the sons and daughters who have lost their father to dementia & couldn’t say Happy Fathers’ Day

I miss having to buy a card, I miss having to think what to say, I miss phoning you to let you know You’re special on Fathers’ Day. I missed the last two years of your life, I missed your … Continue reading

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Where has my father gone? The dementia took him.

The non-italic lines represent my father’s rational & coherent thoughts The italic lines represent the dementia taking hold “Please don’t let them take me”. Quick call the police, we’re being murdered in our beds. “I know I’m losing my marbles” … Continue reading

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My father has dementia and it’s driving me mad.

I have always believed you have to experience something personally before you can sympathise or empathise with someone. For instance, when I had my first baby, I couldn’t help but question the knowledge and advice being handed out to me … Continue reading

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A poem dedicated to all fathers suffering from dementia

To Remember all Fathers as They Were I remember the day When you were not far away; It never entered my mind That one day I’d find All the treasures we shared, To show that we cared, Would be buried … Continue reading

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