What do you see when you look at me old man poem
Is that what you're thinking, Is that what you see? For my young are all rearing young of their own. When you sleep the long sleep, no more worry or care, There are other old people, and we must be there.
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What do you do as a caregiver and no one comes to visit or call your senior? But inside this old carcass.
A young man still dwells, And now and again. I remember the pain. And I'm loving and living. I think of the years, all too few. And accept the stark fact.
The Legend of the “Cranky Old Man”
So open your eyes, people. Not a cranky old man. Remember this poem when you next meet an older person who you might brush aside without looking at the young soul within.
Cranky Old Man Poem
We will all, one day, be there, too! The best and most beautiful things of this world can't be seen or touched.
They must be felt by the heart! May 18, First published: July 25, Article written by Brett M. Tap to show main menu.
The true story behind “The Cranky Old Man” internet poem that has become world famous
There is now a stone…where I once had a heart. But inside this old carcass … A young guy still dwells, And now and again …my battered heart swells.
I remember the joys… I remember the pain. I think of the years …all too few…gone too fast. And accept the stark fact…that nothing can last.
So open your eyes, people …open and see… Not a crabby old man. For more information about Carol go to www.
Look Closer, See Me Poem
Carol Bradley Bursack is a veteran family caregiver who spent more than two decades caring for a total of seven elders. She is a newspaper columnist and the author of Minding Our Elders: 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, unresisting or 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?