Memories are a funny thing

They ebb and flow like the tide

Some days you remember everything

Something your dad told you decades ago

Or maybe what kind of birds you saw that day

Other days it's a struggle

We tell you to listen but you don't

There are times where we begin to worry

But you continue on without a care in the world

We don't want you to forget

But it's just a fact of life

Those who love us

Will eventually