Their loved ones stand by hoping for a brief raising of those drawn shades,
so they can visit with their loved one, one last time.
I have heard their pain and shared their tears as they share,
"I feel like I have lost my loved one twice, once to Alzheimer's and then to death."
Witnessing someone I love very much dealing with this disease with her mother
inspired me to pen these words:
Where once there was sunshine
and find themselves longing