Wednesday, August 10, 2005

first day

today the first day of adult day care i rush back before the designated time so fearful for the minutes spent away from me and safety. in a round room two more elderly men aware and not aware, smile and don't smile. a younger woman in a wheel chair. a table. an aide. a jigsaw puzzle. abe reads the national geographic, looks up, sees me. he's happy to see me, wondered was i coming back ...

2 comments:

Peter said...

Esther: like a mom's first day with a child in day care?

Esther's Writing Works said...

yes, exactly