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Age Poems | Examples of Age Poetry

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Premium Member Battle of heart and brain
Pot on the stove, Boiling away, I don't know what drove, Me to this rage, Life is always unfair, Says my brain, They don't care, You mean nothing to them, I can't control my thoughts, They keep coming, Small things, big reports, She didn't pay attention,...Read More
Categories: age, anger, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme

The trouble with aging Is people believe it requires A “growing up” A period of maturation (did I spell that right). I’ve been around for Three quarters of a century With a foot in two millennia And I still think Pharts are Phunny. All...Read More
Categories: age, fun, growing up,
Form: Free verse
9/30/2023 I have heard this saying all of my life, There is just no handbook, for any age! I hear...Read More
Categories: age, funny,
Form: Quatrain
Grateful you don't forsake me, God when too tired to get dressed. Illness is now overwhelming, sometimes ... I get depressed. My attitude's on the down low, hormones are out of wack. When seeing doctors, always hide beneath wig ... or a...Read More
Categories: age, faith, fear, old,
Form: Rhyme
You are Enough
You are Enough Even if the only tool You had was a measuring cup. Know that you measure up to enough Even though you've been through All kinds of stuff Know that nothing goes unnoticed And...Read More
Categories: age,
Form: Free verse

Ink roached infestation didst derive within mice elf
Ink roached infestation didst derive within mice elf Minor emendations to following just posted verse oversight to correct dissatisfaction, yours truly I do curse ah... methinks if hands of time can be made to go in reverse a more exemplary version to...Read More
Categories: absence, adventure, age, birth,
Form: Rhyme
Got 'Em
As quickly as it came, oops now it's gone You had it for a second but you couldn't hold on But how could you hold on when it's fleeting? Not many are learning but Aquarius is teaching ...Read More
Categories: addiction, age, crazy, culture,
Form: Rhyme
May we be blessed to acknowledge all the wonders in our life that have, for us, thus far accrued… and to begin each day with a word of thanks… and thoughts of gratitude. Today I’m thankful for having grown...Read More
Categories: age, thanks,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member GETTING OLDER
As I was leaving the doctor’s office he was dictating notes about our meeting… I eavesdropped…because I can…. He said he’d just finished up a conference with a delightful 70 year old man. I was glad he used...Read More
Categories: age,
Form: Rhyme
HOT LINK Tim Berners-Lee’s praises are sung Back when the internet was young The worldwide web, a phrase to use Often abbreviated to triple w’s ...Read More
Categories: age, england, internet,
Form: Clerihew
Adults talking
Skipping to the ending of the page, kids growing up too quick No longer scared of dentist and being alone, no longer a kid Caring far too much about being an adult, a poor young mind being...Read More
Categories: age, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member American Girl
I'm an American Girl. I believed in stories with a Disney ending. Picket fence dreams and picked pocket realities. Golden opportunities, silver linings turned gray. Live to fight another day, try to find another way. Don't...Read More
Categories: age, america, angst, child,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Aging Gracefully
leaves fall to the ground aging gracefully like them, wisdom comes with time ...Read More
Categories: age, wisdom,
Form: Haiku
Dynamic reef flexion within the restless Earth
Dynamic reef flexion within the restless Earth Continental drift spelled birth once spelled Pangaea, in early geologic time, a supercontinent that incorporated almost all the landmasses on Earth. While rifling through mine treasure trove of poems, yours truly chanced upon...Read More
Categories: absence, age, america, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Time To Pull That Plow
I tell myself to look away as I seek to avoid the truth But even when I close my eyes I find that it’s no use Seems there’s no escaping from the memories of my past I...Read More
Categories: age, memory, youth,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Age Poems

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