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Don’t Forget the Elderly

Remember to love and care for the old ones. They had a life you don’t know about and they MATTER! ❤

By David Ettinger

I recently came across this gut-wrenching poem, written by an elderly women living in a nursing home, and obviously someone who tragically does not know Christ. The author’s name is not known. Here it is.

A Crabby Old Woman
What do you see, nurses, what do you see?
Is this what you think, when looking at me?
A crabby old woman, not very wise,
Uncertain of habit, with far-away eyes.

Who dribbles her food and makes no reply
When you say in a loud voice, “I do wish you’d try!”
Who seems not to notice the things that you do,
And forever is losing a stocking or shoe!

Who resisting and not lets you do as you will,
With bathing and feeding, the long day to fill.
Is that what you’re thinking, is that what you see?
Then open your eyes; you’re looking at me!

I’ll tell…

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3 comments on “Don’t Forget the Elderly

  1. lauramacky
    November 4, 2016


    Liked by 1 person

  2. Meenakshi Sethi
    November 5, 2016

    I read it somewhere else too and it touched me deep somewhere!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. smallfitness
    November 5, 2016

    Nicely done.

    Liked by 1 person

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