From a Husband's Perspective


She works hard
to care for me, the house.
She cooks, cleans, does laundry,
fetches, carries,
does everything I'm unable to do.
She writes short stories, novels, essays.
She'll be a best selling author one day.
I couldn't do without her.

This poem appears in How to Build a Better Mousetrap: Recollections and Reflections of a Family Caregiver