The man has dementia.


He is wearing


hospital pyjamas

In a bed

That is tilted

Head-down, feet-up

to stop him getting out;

to somehow protect him

from himself.



of course,


and, against everything that is good and right

and perhaps

preventing him from falling,


Doing him far more harm

by robbing him

of his self

and his autonomy.

Published by rodkersh1948

Trying to understand the world, one emotion at a time.

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