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Best Age Poems

Below are the all-time best Age poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of age poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: age, cat, endurance, life,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Soul Embrace


Sunlight rains upon my face
Cascading memories cloaked in mystery
Kissing my eyelids
Ancient teardrops glide down my cheeks
Warmth illuminating my hungry soul

A sense of calm
A pulsating ellipse...

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Categories: age, child, creation, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Winter's Wishes
In the May-time of my life
time bloomed each day a prickly boll –
but I, like the softest cotton within such a sharp seed  
swaddled...

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Categories: age, god, hope, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member October Skies
We are apples growing on our parent's tree, planted by our grandparents from the apples of our great-grandparents ~ author

October skies still reflect in your...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, anniversary, autumn, grandparents,
Form: Lyric
These Eyes Have Often Been Solaced
 These eyes have often been solaced

by twilight's cotton candy pllows moving silently

towards a sky's velveteen blanket

and angels'silver gowns

By gazing over hills

to where old country...

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Categories: age, love, romantic,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member THE MALE MENOPAUSE - please feel free to join in the collaboration
Ted’s libido has now gone astray
He refused a quick roll in the hay
So what could be the cause -   
It’s the male menopause...

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Categories: age, body, humorous, men,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Irony Of Fate
In a moment of juvenile jealousy 
he envies his red rival

with its intimate and greedy embrace of her angels’ share
of honey and vanilla spice
as wet...

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Categories: age, desire, fate, irony,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If Ever I Don't Know
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and 
can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words"
 ...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, daughter, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
I Don't Believe In fairytales
 Like an evening sun
I settle by the lake
Wearing nothing but my thought
as I recall your name.

I recall last moments
Green shades where we have been
Your...

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Categories: age,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Reflections, Past to Present
Sweet youth, beauty
By Luna's light.
Cobalt colors
How sweet it is...
I know of great love,
There will never be enough time.
I am here for you.

What is love...crimson rose,
Love...

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Categories: age, autumn, beauty, death,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Getting Old Is Getting Old
I've grown a bit slower, I've grown a bit fatter,
  my mission each hour: relieving my bladder.
When I was a youngster, I had no...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, old,
Form: Rhyme
The Cold Of Winters How Can My Words Perceive
The many winters I had seen
When  once I was a teen
Gathered inside our small living room
Joy and simplicity our faces illume
Warm with laughter at...

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Categories: age, blessing, books, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Hundred Springs
Some days I feel so damned old
Like my zest is starting to mold
Seems my feet are always cold
My golden years ran out of gold

I'm sitting...

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Categories: age,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Folly Of Autumn's Fog
                   A coloratura rises 
  ...

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Categories: age, autumn, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Porcelain Doll

Porcelain doll, with a face so pretty 
a country gal, ran away to the city 
Worked in a bar, dancing on tables 
beat shovelling sh-it,...

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Categories: age, allusion, girl, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: age, animal, bible, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Shadow of Me
It was a long time ago, in another age
Where the shifting of the wind
Knew where I began
A place so far away, 
Somewhere distant, in childhood...

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Categories: age, love, me, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It's only time
For the lark she sings in her morning song,
That brightens up my day.
The pitter patter of tiny drops,
Clouds fill the sky with grey.

The dampened ground,...

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Categories: age, devotion, emotions, teenage,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Four Seasons
The Four Seasons…

It was spring and I was young when I had wine.
I was singing and dancing and doing fine. 
The wine was so divine,...

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Categories: age, allegory, allusion, seasons,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member Sweet Youth
Sweet youth with its ghostly shadows of regret 
encircling the mind of an aging maid...like vultures 
       waiting to...

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Categories: age, longing, love, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sucker Punched
I can't recall exactly when
Life swung and hit me on my chin
I"m ashamed to say, it knocked me cold
When I came to, I woke up...

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Categories: age, humor, life,
Form: Rhyme
Sands of Time
A t   f i r s t,   a   l a z i l y   f l o...

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Categories: age, life, time,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member Playground
Playground…

I am making decisions every morning,
None of them comes along with any warning.
To go right or to go left which one is right?
Living in darkness...

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Categories: age, allusion, anger,
Form: Masnavi
IT'S GREAT TO BE ALIVE
Wrinkles and gray hair
get me in a rage
and I say to myself,
“Why don't you act your age!"

My poor aching feet
remind me to wear sensible shoes
but...

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Categories: age, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Temporal Shades
  In temporal shades of pastel hue
abides a subject on debut.
Upon his brow the pencil bled,
sketching life through words unsaid,
etching strife through hints of...

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Categories: age, anxiety, art, time,
Form: Rondeau