I just made a call to a business.
Every minute, an automated voice would come on and say...
Please continue to hold. Your call will be answered.
I held the phone for 10 minutes listening to the message assault my ears every minute.
The message said to me..
We are here but we cannot talk to you. Finally, the message changed after another 5 minutes and said...Please, leave your name, number and a brief message. Thank you for calling.
Then there was a dial tone.
All of that time holding and I never got through to a person
It made me think of calling Peggy.
She is there but cannot talk to me.
I can't leave a message for her to call me back.
She is there but she is not.
All I hear when I call Peggy is the hum of the dial tone as she drops the phone.
I can't get through to her ever again.
I could leave my name, number and a brief message but it would do no good.
She will never call me back.
Alzheimer's disease sensors all of her calls and makes sure that no one gets through.
I Love You Today, Peggy!
I miss talking to you on the phone.
I miss hearing your voice.
I miss you...........Not missing me.