Going, Going

Going, Going

A Poem by Caius Frank
"

Caretaker of very sleepy dementia patient.

"

More sleep. More sleep...

Did we?


...We did. 


Did we?


...Again. 


But-

...we did, 


I promise

I promise.

© 2019 Caius Frank


Author's Note

Caius Frank
I watched my mother tend to my fading grandmother through self-overdosing of antidepressants like xanax and valium and increasing dementia. Answering the same questions again and then again.

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Added on March 22, 2019
Last Updated on March 22, 2019
Tags: dementia, aging, antidepressants, caretaker, old

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Caius Frank
Caius Frank

Phoenix, AZ



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I have always loved to read and only later learned to write, which I love even more. I enjoy short stories, bouncy poems and experimental combinations of words that have a sense of rhythm and invoke f.. more..

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