My Husband’s Dementia
a glass half full, 
the other half spilled by his trembling hand. 

A clock with an unstoppable cuckoo.
An eraser that cannot stop erasing. 

A walker rammed into a parked car. 
A midnight call from Joe Biden. 

A boat bunking the sides
of a Tunnel of Love. 

Moonlight without light. 
A star that has no point. 

A shaken magic eight-ball—
Reply: hazy, try again. 

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