Untitled Job

My motto when I worked in an office was, better late than never. I’m sure my employers didn’t agree. But here’s my response to this week’s Monday Poetry Prompt.

I have not worked
a full-time, corporate job in years
My career cut short 

Illness followed illness
My labors have been survival
It takes work to live

And now I am 
Guardian and Caretaker
of the Demented

cook, laundress, chauffeur, nurse
Saturday night spent
explaining adult diapers

28 thoughts on “Untitled Job

  1. I am so sorry to hear about your career Jean Marie and you have said it so valiantly and so artistically and now being a caregiver is a most necessary and important function to do, I am sure there are many thankful people for what you do.

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