Aarp Poems - Below
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Congratulations! You've now lived
a full half-century.
I'll bet you're asking, "What's in store?
What changes will I see?"
As one well past her fiftieth,
I know a thing or two.
Sit back, relax, and listen up
as I enlighten you.
First, you'll become quite popular.
Six times a...Read More
aarp, age, birthday, funny, humor,
To my lovely wife (who has a great sense of humor)
You may think is nifty
But truth be told
It means you’re quite old
You may have more wisdom
And a walk in tub
You rate a new AARP card
Now here comes the rub
No Reason To Complain
aarp, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, caregiving,
Form: Free verse
Yikes, aside from mental
health re: psychotherapy,
which haint the worse
cyst phase of being
objectionably being called "old man",
this poem doth tack
aarp, humor, words, writing,
Words are a writer's stock in trade,
To ply it well requires a versatile,
Not volatile, vocabulary.
With words a writer's claim to fame is made,
But words can have broad repercussions.
So when he writes,
He should select them well,
Not just to sell,
But so...Read More
The Hen House
aarp, care, class, environment, farewell, grave, nostalgia, retirement,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Cooped within ancient bodies, this inhabitant
dwells amongst an elder net
of crabby, crotchety, curmudgeonly claque
of old folks, only a portion of population I met
which achey, flaky, kooky motley crue
disgruntlement fed as peevish pet
aye be earnest asper assessment,...Read More
ON TURNING FIFTY CONTEST
aarp, age, humor,
Form: Free verse
ON TURNING FIFTY
As my cousin turned fifty there was talk of AARP.
Two years behind Danny, I ask the million dollar question:
“What is AARP?” – “Oh you’ll find out,” my uncle laughs.
Fifty is the turning point -
No sense denying, we’ll all...Read More
Happy 50th Birthday, Son
aarp, age, birthday, celebration,
Happy Birthday, Son!
on your 50th year.
Celebrate while you can
and be of good cheer.
Son, don't be alarmed
as the years seem to fly by.
just five more to go
and you'll be fifty-five!
"Now, I'm one of those seniors,"
you'll mournfully say,
as coupons and discounts
Over The Age of Fifty This One is for You
aarp, funny, political, giggle,
Those damn old people with their applesauce, and need for retirement
I giggle at the sizes adult diapers come in,
They haven't worked hard enough for me yet,
We need more cotton picked more tobacco chopped
And more polyester pants
AARP sounds like a senior...Read More
I HAVE COME OF AGE
aarp, introspection, life, thank you, age, age,
Form: Free verse
I'VE COME OF AGE
July 22nd 1947 to July 22nd 2012
I have come of age today
sixty-five years old,
I am of the age for Social Security,
or in some places, Old-age pension,
I am of the age to receive
Reduced Metro fare card,
aarp, funny, life, people,
PEE WEE HERMAN
Thought cops wouldn’t determine,
he put himself in that popcorn box.
Maybe he should have used his socks.
A world famous recluse.
Millions for planes, women and cars,
treasured most his urine in jars.
CATHERINE THE GREAT
A czarina whose needs couldn’t wait.
Rumored to...Read More
Take me off your mailing list immediately.
How many times do you have to be told?
I don't like being constantly reminded that I'm officially old.
AARP - American Association of Retired Persons...Read More