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Below is the poem entitled aged which was written by poet Blythe Journey. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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what tales lie behind wrinkled eyes
sagging corners tired
with life
what dance has
the crooked back danced
angled with experience
blissful and dark
many leathered hands stroked
hair wiry gray
aged by this journey
scratchy laughter remains
of this wrinkled tangible existence
yet the infinite spirit
imprints burden of proof
in the shiny new succession
of childrens giggles

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  1. Date: 11/24/2013 11:40:00 AM
    Blythe... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. Enjoy the new coming week, and Thanksgiving Holiday.. Always a poet friend <3 =LINDA

  1. Date: 11/22/2013 11:36:00 AM
    Blythe, Congratulations on having your poem Featured this week. Loving ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 7:24:00 AM
    Very good...

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 1:58:00 AM
    I like your economical use of words The poem is pared to the bone and you cram a lot of insight into this terse poem Love the last two lines