Twitter poem revisited……

So another reblog today …I only wrote this in March this year but it could have been written anytime since I joined the wonderful world of Twitter…..I call it my silent world of conversation, where my fingers can do the talking…..

Oh twitter, oh twitter
I do love you so
You allow me to witter
No matter how slow

The kindness of friends met
Thru this bright blue bird
Has brought such happiness
To voices once unheard

Yes, like in any world
Evil lurks all round
Trying to sadden our days

But so rarely found

So my silent world of company
I hope you realise why
You’re so important in my day
Even when my brain won’t play……

About wendy7713

On the 31st July 2014 I was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s. I may not have much of a short term memory anymore but that date is one I’ll never forget. I’m 58 years young, live happily alone in Yorkshire, have 2 daughters and I’m currently still in full time employment in the NHS. However, I’m now in the process of taking early retirement to give me a chance of enjoying life while I’m still me. I've started this blog to allow me, in the first instance, to write all my thoughts before they’re lost. If anyone chooses to follow my ramblings it will serve as a way of raising awareness on the lack of research into Alzheimer's. It will hopefully convey the helplessness of those diagnosed with dementia, as there is no cure – the end is inevitable. However, I’m also hoping I can convey that, although we've been diagnosed, people like me still have a substantial contribution to make; we still have a sense of humour; we sill have feelings. I’m hoping to show the reality of trying to cope on a day to day basis with the ever-changing environment that dementia throws at those diagnosed with the condition. What I want is not sympathy. What I want is simply to raise awareness.

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