Neville

Searching for Light

Searching for Light

 

What we seem to have here, is another old man

feeling his way, while still above ground,

simply searching for answers ..

 

Just another old man, drowning real slow,

in the muddle of what his own life has become

now on show, displayed and revealed ..

 

After all said and done, he’s just another old man

messing with words, searching for light

while still desperate, to find reasons, to die ..

  • Author: Neville (Offline Offline)
  • Published: November 2nd, 2022 03:55
  • Comment from author about the poem: that mid fog dementia sure sucks
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • Users favorite of this poem: L. B. Mek, Doggerel Dave.

Comments11

  • Violet bluebell( used to be yellow rose)

    So much sadness in this writing .. but expressed in a good way )

    • Neville



      thank you for visiting my latest little scribble my friend, I really am most grateful .. Neville

    • crypticbard

      an old man without wifi would even be worse! That's how it felt like for me for most of last week, lol.

      • Neville



        Well I certainly hope things have improved since then sir ........ Neville 🙂

        • crypticbard

          A bit better New. Just nursing a bad back, started acting up again after I bent sideways awkwardly last morning.

        • Doggerel Dave

          Not looking forward to death - but what can yer do... will be interesting...
          Resurrect yourself at least once before yer go, Nev....

          • Neville



            Consider it done Dave ...................... cheers sir n truly 🙂

          • Fay Slimm.

            Wow - 800 eh ? - Rest up well dear Nev. while you have no internet - - relaxation is said to show different aspects of light so you will be sure to come back refreshed - - - - - - meanwhile do know you will be missed most sorely you Not-So-Ol'd- scallywag you - - - sending the warmest of wishes..........x-- x

            • Neville



              Hello Fay & thank you my friend .. Kind words indeed and very muchly appreciated too .. x

            • spilleronsheet

              A part of me yells as it says that now dementia doesn’t happen with the old they say…age seems growing while memories keep fading….your words will surely be missed, awaiting your penned thoughts….

              • Neville



                Thank you Spills .. I am now returned to my old and still familiar home .. safe n sound but very tired 🙂

                • spilleronsheet

                  Good to hear Neville…to see you back…welcome back home

                • Bella Shepard

                  Hope this respite gives you the peace and space to rejuvenate, and come back reinvigorated and strong. The words have never failed you, that is evident in this poem. Your light shines brightly every time I read your verse, and I am truly grateful for your friendship.

                  • Neville


                    Good mane my time Bella .. I am not long returned and feeling somewhat tired but could not resist popping in here to respond to You and all those others for such positively encouraging and heart-warming comments .. I really do feel blessed .. Now off for a bit of shuteye .............. but before I do, I just want you to know that I echo the sentiment you so kindly left in your concluding sentence .. Neville

                    • Bella Shepard

                      Your friendship has been a delight, and helped me grow in so many ways. Thank you!

                    • Goldfinch60

                      Emotive words Neville, I know all about dementia, my wife suffered from it and died due to it.

                      Andy

                      • Neville



                        I know Andy, and I thank you for feeling able to contribute to this particular page .. Neville

                      • orchidee

                        Goldie and I are millions of years old. Are you too?!
                        Well done to get to 800! We both plough on past our 800, churning out summat every day hopefully, even if 'having prepared one earlier' as they say - Blue Peter, in days of Shep, one of Fido's relatives. lol.

                        • Neville


                          No, I am only .............. a gentleman neva tells now does he .. but I do remember good old John Noakes & of course Shep 🙂

                        • L. B. Mek

                          I read and these words came to me
                          (Inevitability, as both curse and mercy
                          ending's, as opportunity
                          to reclaim a little dignity
                          mindset's, pathing our curated fates
                          old as a positive, to those gleaned wisdom nuggets
                          we envisage our finite lives and smile
                          inking our fears free and hiking to our serenity 'hot spot's' of Nature
                          to download, that legacy bequeathed
                          by all who came, before
                          and upload, a few droplets of ourselves
                          for future generations to find escape within)
                          thank you! dear Poet
                          stay safe, cherished friend

                          • Neville



                            Having not long hopped off of the plane and arrived back home, what can this old fella say other than thank you brother Mek .. Thank You my friend ........ Neville

                          • SureshG

                            No not die, to live!

                            that’s what alluding me, my friend.

                            • Neville



                              I am delighted that you came by and shared your impression my friend .. I swear I shall try not to disappoint ... All the very best of All Good Things to You & Yours ... Neville

                              • SureshG

                                Welcome back

                              • Dove

                                Awe dearest, I find writing helps my memory! Congrats on 800 poems posted! The light will always shine in your soul, forgetfulness is part of aging. Don't let the fog stop you from doing the things you love. WiFi is beautiful, but it can be a pain. Enjoy the real world .. Hugs

                                • Neville



                                  Bless you Dove & consider that hug well n truly reciprocated my friend 🙂



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