Lightness as the dawn awakens

Drowning in the afternoon clouds The moon appearing as the darkness falls Light streaming through Like lasting strands of love Midnight dreams unsettling Gnawing away at confidence and strategy Suggestions of tomorrows maybes And reminders of yesterdays struggles Lightness as the dawn awakens the soul As it quiets the inner torment and worrying Allowing reason to…

Aloneness

He sits Alone Amongst a crowd Wondering what Tomorrow Will bring forth His dreams Wondering How to realise Always pondering Aloneness New directions Questioning the Old Seeking new truths It’s not Loneliness He has friends But a Yearning Inside his soul Focusing on Love For the universe Kate Swaffer Copyright © 2016

Who’d be an advocate…

It seems I have written on Dementia advocacy before Who’d have known It’s more pain than joy It polarises people Sadly makes it more ‘them and us’ People without dementia everywhere Wanting large pieces of the proverbial pie Using people with dementia To take sides and support their business goals Or their personal agendas Being referred…