This blog will be a place to post poetry written by people living with Alzheimer's disease. We will focus on poetry that is created as part of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project. We will post information and news about dementia. We hope this blog is of use to the family members who have a loved one with dementia.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Ode To My Fathers Dementia

This a powerful poem and statement from Antrobus. His outlook on his father's dementia is articulate and moving. The last line is a battle cry for caregivers. Please give it a look and listen.

Raymond Antrobus is a spoken word poet and photographer, born and bred in Hackney. He is co-curator of Chill Pill/Keats House Forum and has performed along side authors and poets such as Margret Atwood, Michael Horovitz, Lemm Sissay, Benjamin Zephaniah & Kwame Dawes. Raymond appeared on series 5 of BBC Radio 4’s Bespoken Word.

Follow him on twitter - @RaymondAntrobus - His book Shapes & Disfigurements is out now on Burning Eye books -

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