Journal of Gerontological Nursing

Endnotes 

Short Poems

Rita Bergevin, RN, MA, BC

Abstract

“Endnotes” features personal stories, anecdotes, fiction pieces, cartoons, or any other submissions regarding the elderly written by our readers. To submit your Endnote access https://www.RapidReview.com and follow instructions for submission. Please direct any questions, including those related to the appropriateness of a submission, to Executive Editor, 6900 Grove Road, Thorofare, NJ 08086, or fax (856) 848-6091 attention Melissa Daddona, ELS, or e-mailmdaddona@slackinc.com.

EXCERPT
It is how I remember him, leaning
Hard to his left but walking briskly
With that mischievous smile, his dog
Beth running in and out of that
Swiftly moving cane. [more...]

EXCERPT
Sometimes I’m out and about
When I’ve just fallen asleep
And the doorway filled
With sunlight beckons
Into the garden of my mind. [more...]…

“Endnotes” features personal stories, anecdotes, fiction pieces, cartoons, or any other submissions regarding the elderly written by our readers. To submit your Endnote access https://www.RapidReview.com and follow instructions for submission. Please direct any questions, including those related to the appropriateness of a submission, to Executive Editor, 6900 Grove Road, Thorofare, NJ 08086, or fax (856) 848-6091 attention Melissa Daddona, ELS, or e-mailmdaddona@slackinc.com.

Grandpa Had a Cane

EXCERPT
It is how I remember him, leaning
Hard to his left but walking briskly
With that mischievous smile, his dog
Beth running in and out of that
Swiftly moving cane. [more...]

The Garden of My Mind

EXCERPT
Sometimes I’m out and about
When I’ve just fallen asleep
And the doorway filled
With sunlight beckons
Into the garden of my mind. [more...]

Authors

Ms. Bergevin is Clinical Assistant Professor, Binghamton University School of Nursing, Vestal, NY.

Address correspondence to Rita C. Bergevin, RN, MA, BC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Binghamton University School of Nursing, P.O. Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902.

10.3928/00989134-20060701-08

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