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Old Poems | Examples of Old Poetry

Old Poems. Below are examples of poems about old. This list of old poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of old poetry. This list of works about old is an excellent resource for examples on how to write old poems.

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List of Old Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Home Darrell Hoover Free verse imagery, lost, old,
Premium Member Poem I'll Always Love You - 1988 Sandra Haight Blank verse meaningful, old, song,
Premium Member Poem HOW THINGS CHANGE Line Gauthier Free verse age, home, old,
Premium Member Poem When I Grow Old Victor Buhagiar Light Verse hope, old,
Premium Member Poem not to wonder doug pederson Rhyme old,
grumpy fellow Vinnie conforti Couplet anger, old,
DIRBUSSES DYRECTION Allan Terry Ballad old, break up, business, drink,
Premium Member Poem Heartbreaking Memory Sandra Haight Blank verse childhood, memory, old,
Monoku-01 MAHTAB BANGALEE Monoku age, depression, loneliness, old,
A Mother's Wait Oshit Kul Ratan Verse old, parents, woman, women,

When I Was Immortal
by amapola white
When I was immortal, I believe I lived right
maybe not healthy or safe, but right.
I could stay awake for days
Drink my weight in liquid gold...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, age, death, hope, life,

Ollie
by Victor Alaje
"Why you sitting out here Dele?",
She squeaked.
"You gonna be those tiny bitters' food!",
She exclaimed.
If there ever was more to Ollie,
It'd be more squeaks and exclaims.
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, death, grief, health, mental

A visit with my mother
by Paul Nairne
A visit with my mother..

(She is frai now..almost fragile to the touch as I hold her,She stares out into the harbor,way beyond the harbor, mind...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, dedication, emotions, encouraging, mom,

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Six-Word Couplet Series
by Sandra Haight
1958 Song Hits


All I Have To Do Is Dream
Night or day
Dreamin' life away

Do You Want To Dance
Under the moonlight
through the night

Who's Sorry Now
Sad and blue...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, song,

JUST TOO LATE
by Sidney Beck
JUST    TOO    LATE

Five  past five
Sign across the glass door states “Closed”.

At the adjacent store I had just left,
There...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, old, seasons,

Just Do It
by Ajay Kalashikar
Enough of being lazy all these years,
Get up and just do it!
It’s time to move your soul,
Get up and just do it!

Take your clothes off,
And...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: health, inspirational, life, old,

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Mick Jagger
by Kevin Shaw
Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger has two rubber lips,
His body is made of elastic,
Swivel and swerve those ageing hips,
Replaced from recycled plastic.



KS 13/9/18
...

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Epigram | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fun, music, old, silly,

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Dreamer
by Richard Breese
While at my desk as I sat sleeping
The boss sneaks up behind me creeping.
Many birdsongs fill the air
As I stroll without care,
Til "Stop you fool...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, cute, dream, funny, giggle,

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Mountain Mistress
by Gregory R Barden

Alone and weary ...
          She stood on the mountain ledge -
     The...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, adventure, age, fantasy, farewell,

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Once We Were Old
by Bernard Chan
And now we laugh and dance and gaily swear,
Sprung at last from vanity’s iron mold.
The blushes of youth we’ll no longer wear,
Age urges us to...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, age, blessing, freedom, life,

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CLAN
by Line Gauthier


clan elders
a generation's wisdom
in touch with spirits



posted on September 5, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, native american, old,

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PRACTICE
by Line Gauthier


practice in patience
old upright piano
silently yearning



posted on September 5, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, old, time,

Old school
by Alex Duffy
I wish we could take it back to the old school days
Back when being a drug addict was considered a bad thing and not a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, emotions, encouraging, fun, funny,

Laryngeal Spasm
by matthew harris
(alternately titled: excuse me while aye...
touch the sky, hen derrick lee 
and pull lightly gag.)

September third tooth house sand
     and eighteen...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Faded
by Lily Oldfield
Memories are minds
with their own place and time
but as you get older
they become a faded line....

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, age, change, family, growing

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I Was Going My Way
by Jesse Rowe
I was going my way in the morn
Though shoes like my skin were well worn
I whistled a song
As I walked along
Past the fields heavy laden...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old,

Gamut Of History Spans Everyday Life
by matthew harris
Analogous, how said month name
     September under went
ramifications throughout millennium
     steeped in blood thirsty antiquity,
  ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, 12th grade, 7th grade,

Keep young at heart
by fauxcroft wade
Age just a state of mind

At least that's what I find

Age it does not belie

It's not something you can hide

Whereas showing how you you feel...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: feelings, heart, old, uplifting,

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Naps
by Caren Krutsinger
Nap
Babies like them
Angers toddler child
Cranky attitude puts me there
Research says teenagers need them the most
They are the hardest to convince
Bones and teeth need them bad
Old...

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Rictameter | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: baby, old, perspective,

My Country
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

This is an ancient land lapped by two seas in the south,
          girdled by mountains the...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, birth, culture, future, hindi,