caregiver

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I don't even have words. I feel a hollowness, a sadness that comes over me like a wave. An ocean of grief in my body,  tidal motions running up and down my spine. 
I am scrubbing and vacuuming  but the smell still stays  I am washing and mopping  but the smell still lingers  I feel uneasy here. Anxious. 
One Day One day we were kids playing with dolls One Accident One accident forces us to grow up One Year One year to spend with a loved one as a caretaker One Responsibility
Pay no attention to the woman behind the  mask. She's just an  illusion of smoke and mirrors, of pulsing lights and   then she's gone.   Pay no attention
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