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40 Age Poems

These 40 Age poems are examples of Age poems about 40. These are the best examples of Age 40 poems written by international poets.

Premium Member That Was Then, This is Now
The sun rises.
My world is small.
Everything has yet to happen.
One day, I'll go to school and learn important things - 
Like my brothers -...

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Categories: age, childhood, growing up,

Growing Up
I'm still confused about growing up.
What, when, why, and how
Are we talking about maturity?
Naturally, it starts with a womb. I mean, growing up.
You should understand...

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Categories: age, appreciation, encouraging, forgiveness,

Half a Dozen Plus Years Ago the Following Became a Near Reality
Half a dozen plus years ago the following became a near reality

Countdown to homelessness – 
mars this earthlinked sole Harris - son
panhandler would would register...

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Categories: age, america, anger, angst,

Premium Member Blink of An Eye
At 20 I never thought I’d have to work as hard
as I am at 60.
At 40 I never thought I wouldn’t want to.
Today I’m having...

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Categories: age, death, introspection, work,

Premium Member He Calls Me California
"When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not; but my faculties are decaying, now, & soon I shall be so...

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Categories: age, love, memory,

How Old Are You
If you are 40 you are actually 40 years and 9 months old so, 3 months after your 40th birthday you will be 41...

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Categories: age,

Premium Member Old Man, Too
each year 
goes by faster than the last
i have a greater sense 
of urgency
to see, hear, touch, feel
what i’m passing through
i want to
pump the brakes,...

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Categories: age,

When Does Phenomenal Moment of Existence Occur
When does phenomenal moment of existence occur...?

Otherwise titled: Regaling eldest sibling
delineating her sixty third successful orbit
around the sun December first 2021.

About consciousness who can tell

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Categories: age, appreciation, beautiful, birthday,

Stuck At 40
I have never been 40
it's coming soon
it's just around the corner
The big 4-0 looms
I have Never been 40
I haven't got a clue
Will my hair turn...

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Categories: age, angst, anniversary, birthday,

Premium Member Flyover of No Return
Flyover of no return
David J Walker

I remember
Approaching 40

Going 60 miles per hour
Reaching for the marker 

That might curtail the power
And avail a slower pace 


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Categories: age, allegory,

Premium Member Young Again
Young Again***

The true story tells of a boy
Whose near-death experience
Took him on a tour of heaven.
The movie trailer shows the boy
Unable to recognize a photo...

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Categories: age, heaven, humor, identity,

Premium Member New Math X a Equals Aging
New Math X a Equals Aging
David J Walker
You are only 21 once
You are only 22 twice
You are only 23 three times
And 24 by 4

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Categories: age, math,

Premium Member Re: the Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry
It's inauguration day, January 20, 2021.
I could be at home, watching the TV presentation
pomp and pageantry. But old, achy, onerous and 
anxious, bladder full with...

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Categories: age, angst, introspection, poetry,

Chronology of Ages With Pinches of Humor
                The girl wants to be a teenager,

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Categories: age, allegory, allusion, extended

Him Or Me
Him or me 
again Im tired
Wake up early to
not get fired
Struggle with my heart
to do What is right
but i'm always Tempted 
to stop this fight


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Categories: age, anxiety, character, growth,

Book: Reflection on the Important Things