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Getting Old Poems - Poems about Getting Old

Getting Old Poems - Examples of all types of poems about getting old to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for getting old.
Premium Member GNRT DAY 23 WHIRLA-WHIP
... Today we drove from Wolf Point, Montana to Minot North Dakota making one major stop on the trip… at the Dakota Drug Store in Stanley, North Dakota to enjoy a Whirla-Whip. What makes this treat......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, people, travel,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Packing and Unpacking Pain
...Pack his suitcase, say goodbye. Tears don't even reach my eye "Come back safely. Do take care." Then he's gone, and I'm left there Give a smile, and don't complain What's the use? Jus......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, loneliness, marriage, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Choose Your Peace
...When your getting old You'll understand the concept "Always choose your peace."......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, age, engagement, peace, perspective,
Form: Senryu
I used to be rich
...I used to be rich I had a big house with a big backyard I spent all my money away like it was water The little money I had left I gave it away When it was gone I had lost my house, my job, and my......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
I used to be rich
...I used to be rich I had a big house with a big backyard I spent all my money away like it was water The little money I had left I gave it away When it was gone I had lost my house, my job, and my......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, inspirational,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member On aging
...Body is aching cold sets in the arthritis getting old is hard......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, age,
Form: Senryu
Your eyes are gone
...Mother the streets are cold do you know my name? I am getting old don't forget to pray so maybe God can take your place when you are gone... Mother the streets are dark will you walk w......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member age is over-rated
...Age is over rated I went from cute and cuddly To terribly two In the flip of a calendar From being inquisitive To being nosey From pre-teen To A TEENAGER Meandered Through the military Into......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, age, grandfather, humor, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Light My Fire
...Troubled times, Awful rhymes, I cannot write, Try as I might Words won't come Fingers drum Look up in the air No words of wisdom there Fuzzy brain Going insane No longer sure Of anything......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, 10th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Too nascent to be called seasoned
...I've been meaning to write for a long time. but sometimes my words willingly remain hostage in my heart. Not wanting to be heard. Covered and crumpled. I cannot sink in I am 18. it's fri......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
The Time Machine
...The Time Machine Graying hair and aching knees It’s time for a drive among hills and trees There is magic encased in a Chevy V-8 Gotta take a drive before it’s too late Shift in reverse Time......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, age, car,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Going Underground
...We were getting old, our minds still quite sound Just one more move before we’re glory bound We made the decision to look around For a unique place to build underground It was harder than we th......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, beauty, freedom, home, inspirational,
Form: Sonnet
GETTING OLD TO FAST
...GETTING OLD TO FAST My life is going by so fast Sometimes I'm forgetting a lot about my past I do have lots of concerns Maybe because of all my nerves Sometimes I look back on when I was twent......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, age, feelings, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The sniffles
...Well now I really know I am getting "old" putting myself to bed early with a cold :O Come on orange juice, zinc, and water, do your trick Praying here that with rest, I'll feel better -- quick!......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, body, how i feel,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Journey of Souls
...("Pema", 2017, original pen and ink) The Journey of Souls Dogs make the ultimate example Of a conditionable being, And my deaf-dog buddy Old Pema the Pug is no exception. Meanwhile......Read the rest...
Categories: getting old, dog, memory, spiritual,
Form: Narrative

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