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Best Oldness Poems

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


OLDNESS
OLDNESS
Once I had freckles, now I have wrinkles.
Chalk it up to my oldness.
Once there was presence, replaced by flatulence
Oftentimes caused by my oldness.
 Many’s the...

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Categories: oldness, humorous, life,
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member Toddler Sky
-Toddler Sky-

Down where I sleep, 
You hold me, embrace my every way
The Marks up on my skin
You caress, taking away from the ugliness

Watching the simple...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: oldness, blue, body, childhood, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
LIFE GOES ON

                     
Why living in darkness,
If...

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Categories: oldness, allusion, life, prayer, wisdom, words,
Form: Free verse
X Continues Marking Many Spots
X Continues Marking Many Spots
                    ...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: oldness, age, innocence, life, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry
Infection Sublime
Infection Sublime
                 by Odin Roark

with his lone return
on this...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: oldness, nostalgia,
Form: Prose Poetry
Melancholic Motes
Drawn to his whistling we’d skip along that path,
Locked onto the shed’s old wireless; tinny and taught with his tune,
Dust waiting for our arrival by...

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Categories: oldness, age, childhood, grandchild, memory, remember,
Form: Narrative
Life
Ever since the creation of mankind
Life has puzzled the human mind
Has anybody ever questioned its origin?
Poets, philosophers , sociologists are still behind the margin

The first...

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Categories: oldness, age, creation, games, life, social, solitude,
Form: Rhyme



Finish Well
Through trials and plans 
through darkest hour
into troubles and
peaks of the joys we devour

Where all is not finished 
until a life is complete:
friends tended, gardens...

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Categories: oldness, introspection, life, philosophylife, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Beautiful place
This world is beautiful place
This beautiful place with lass
With her sunset
Beautiful
When her sun raises
It's beautiful
And the moon in alight move
Is beautiful
Through out of her night
Is...

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Categories: oldness, beautiful, love, nature, beautiful, beautiful,
Form: ABC
The Pure Realm
There is a vast domain,
Grounded on a golden land;
There the immortals remain,
And those who in holiness stand.

Once I reminisce on the pure realm
Beyond the shadows...

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Categories: oldness, angel, heaven, visionary,
Form: Romanticism
A wagon of my time
Don’t cause the problems, give them a solution. 
The workers were hanging on electric boxes,
And diving in the heaps,
To search the words where files were...

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Categories: oldness, devotion, education, faith, family, history, uplifting,
Form: Verse
Old Woman (true tale)
"once i looked up to see
a woman join eternity,
an old woman,
so sick of oldness,
aloneness
lack of direction,
lack of hope,
lack of love,
lack of faith...
so tired 
of the...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: oldness, angst, confusion, death, depression, life, loss,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member I Did Not Anticipate Aging in Advance
Heartburn riled me up smartly,
Woke me up and slammed me on the floor
Before acid reflux could …
Oops. Too late! I ran for the bathroom.

Arthritis laughed...

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Categories: oldness, age,
Form: Free verse
The ONE you
You are so beautiful..
That sparkling smile
That heart-wrecking tears
That bursting anger
That glowing idea
That sickening freight
That widened exclamation
That thrilling surprise
That skipping-heart crush
That spell-bound love
That out-of-world romance
That contagious...

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Categories: oldness, confidence,
Form: ABC