Phil Soar

Gold Star - 49,025 Points (28.06.1952)

Dementia - Poem by Phil Soar

Stranded in a mind that cannot find me
Anchored in a place I do not know
Not knowing who I am, does not define me
Yet not being there has dealt a cruel blow

Those who once looked on me as a treasure
Now miss this vacant person that I am
And to those who I once gave such joy and pleasure
They are saddened that my life is now a sham

As I now depend on others to defend me
From things that float my way on clouds of doubt
It's this cruel mind that now serves to upend me
I no longer know what everything's about

Topic(s) of this poem: mental illness


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 15, 2015



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