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Old Poems | Examples of Old Poetry

Old Poems - Examples of all types of old poetry to share and read. This list of old poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of old poetry. This list of works about old is an excellent resource for examples on how to write old poems.
Premium Member Hollywood
Dues paid Made grade Looks fade Old maid...Read More
Categories: celebrity, farewell, old,
Form: Footle

Premium Member Retired
Said dear old Santa to his elves, You will have to go by yourselves. I am old and tired. Time that I retired Just get toys from the Walmart shelves....Read More
Categories: old,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Collection of Christmas ornaments
Tattered old trinkets antique glass bulbs and tinsel tainted Christmas tree...Read More
Categories: old,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Birthdays
I've lived through rain and sleet and snow, but where did all my birthdays go? Behind the stool? Behind the chair? I've looked all over. They ain't there! When I was young time moved so slow, yet now I...Read More
Categories: birthday, humor, old, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WEATHERED
Worn Expended Altered Tattered Harsh Empty Reduced Enduring Dilapidated ...Read More
Categories: old, grave, house, image, natural
Form: Acrostic

Growing Old with Her
The age has bloomed on my face, from the alternate timelines I play Inside my head hoping that 1% chance comes true Some lines come from the joy that floods my face and leaves a specific...Read More
Categories: old, age, growth, love, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Old Barn
New webs spreading in my past years that remain in the barn. An old barn that witnessed our games of a childhood reflected in a mirrow showing the faces of happiness. Spread webs turned into a nightmare. Not easy to remember the old...Read More
Categories: old, allusion, best friend, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Successful Economist
The Successful Economist Intermittent incidents flash across my screen ...Read More
Categories: old, age, angst, business, extended
Form: Rhyme
Cinquain again!
Got old, It's not so bad, Wrinkle age, bucket lists, Option far worse, naught to discuss, No fuss....Read More
Categories: old, appreciation, encouraging, fate, giggle,
Form: Cinquain
Roots that run deep, And knees so stiff. A presence so dim, A being with no calling. Wasting land with no plan, And branches with no clan. Leaves that are ripped, And purity that's stripped. So old and forlorn, And hoping to deform. With nothing...Read More
Categories: lost, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Key
what, I wonder, did you unlock winter songs of summer birds in a dingy cell with clawed-at walls in drawing rooms where princes died and all the soldiers marching by trembling in rooms...Read More
Categories: old, deep, history, metaphor, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ever Bolder
Israel's prowess, ever bolder Hamas lit up, Gaza smolders America's firepower, ever older for a failed worldview, politicians sold 'er...Read More
Categories: america, loss, military, old,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member checkout
I'm in line at a store, and I'm bored, Typing on my phone, restless and alone. I’ve got light-blue nails, like the sky or your eyes. I like them, it’s my favorite color - I don’t know why. I’m...Read More
Categories: old, age, family, grandmother, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Senior Moment Tb
A Senior moment By arched trellis ...Read More
Categories: devotion, love, old,
Form: Than-Bauk
Premium Member Medtation
I meditate sitting on my Kohler on my elongated heated raised soft close toilet seat listening to the sounds of turds falling and splashing on surface of water and stuff knowing that I am still alive...Read More
Categories: old, good morning, happiness, life,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Old Poems

Read wonderful old poetry on the following sub-topics: age, beautiful, christmas, classic, death, depression, friendship, getting, humanity, life, love, nature, and more.

Definition | What is Old in Poetry?