BEHIND THOSE EYES
by Peter W Hiebert / Manitoba
In observing old folks in personal care homes, and those who haven't 'arrived' yet, I occasionally notice sunken, listless looking eyes that almost appear to be dead.
But many a time I suspect this could be a person who is acutely aware of their surroundings, and how they are being treated...or not! Their world may be much bigger than we can imagine!
Behind those eyes may be wisdom, love, understanding, and comprehension the likes of which escapes unthinking people.
Let's be ready to show affection and respect, and treat with dignity those who have lost their 'outer youth'.
Wendy: Written in response to:
Cranky Old Man - A Poem By Dave Griffith