The Caregiver’s Gift
by Dave Crawley
When you were a child, did he stand by your side?
Did she feed you, and wipe away your tears that you cried?
Was it a sister? A brother? A friend?
You knew they’d be there for you, right to the end.
Or is he a child, with needs of his own?
A sweet little girl you can’t leave alone?
You’re a mother, a father, a daughter, a son-
A maid and a doctor, all rolled into one.
How many times have you changed all your plans
Or wished you co…