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Old Age Poems - Poems about Old Age

Old Age Poems - Examples of all types of poems about old age 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 old age.
Arrogance of Youth
look away look away when confronted with someone old & pick the age at which someone becomes unworthy of the same cultural pulse in which you find yourself beating, for here in america, the old are thrown to the side & left to fend...Read More
Categories: old age, life, beautiful, age, old,
Form: Free verse

I Fought Old Age
I fought old age with anger I fought old age with fear I fought old age with denial But still old age is here I fought old age with pills With decoctions and with wine I fought old age with prayers...Read More
Categories: old age, life, age, old, age,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Pointed Ponderings
Day in, and day out, from the ripe old age of five, I’ve take to sharp objects and whittled at their sides. Lancing pristine white paper with brazen blue veins, it was quite impossible for me to abstain. Day...Read More
Categories: old age, introspection, age, old, age,
Form: Couplet
Doc Vernon
Kokoda ‘s Doc Vernon Doctor Vernon in 1942 was in New Guinea green, He had been there looking after the native people, A civilian went with the 39th Militia battalion, was seen, A hundred at a time, sent...Read More
Categories: old age, adventure, age, old, age,
Form: Ballade
Paint Me the Future
Paint me the future, Of a life without fear, where my life has meaning as old age draws near. Paint me the future, With a different story and plot, As I visualize my life with a clear snapshot. Paint...Read More
Categories: old age, hope, imagination, inspirational, life,
Form: I do not know?

Premium Member Tribute To Corporal Buckles
A hundred-ten year old soldier was interred in Arlington Cemetery today. Corporal Frank Woodruff Buckles now sleeps nigh his comrades in sacred clay, Awaiting that glorious morn when Gabriel's bugle will sound that final call, To fall in...Read More
Categories: old age, death, history, sadwar, age,
Form: Rhyme
Gale In the Night
“There were silver sparrows feeding in the shadows of bricker-bracken on fresh pine nuts from an old hope chest’s cones Theirs were waning wings tarnished in the window of a bricked-up build with a china hutch from an old age gone long I came on...Read More
Categories: old age, romance, sympathyage, old, age,
Form: Free verse
Old Maid
It took 44 years for me to marry. When your my age that's kind of scary. Thinking old age would get me first. Or even something like dying of thirst. Then one day my Knight did shine. At that moment...Read More
Categories: old age, love, passion, me, age,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bucket List
. BUCKET LIST Early dawn I find myself, wondering about my health. Journey, through the morning mist, overwhelmed about the reason I exist....Read More
Categories: old age, funnyme, age, old, age,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member On Aging
Relentlessly the years go by. As if it were an evil crime, Defensively I bravely try To fight the ravages of time. As if it were an evil crime, I'm giving age the old heave ho. To fight the ravages of...Read More
Categories: old age, funnyage, old, age, evil,
Form: Pantoum
Age, Old?
Growing old loses sanity, brings to life real time Permanent scars soon appear, days are long and dreary A gift to some, age brings forth wisdom Curse to those who fear demise Each one alive will reach this time Enjoy...Read More
Categories: old age, happiness, inspirational, upliftingday, age,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On the Loss of An Old Friend
Old Old is a key word Old friend Old friend come to the end End End is THE word End of my old friend End is REALLY the word At first the news is surprising shocking The news is mystifying My reaction...Read More
Categories: old age, death, friendship, lifelife, death,
Form: Free verse
I have reached the stage, That fails to amuse to me. It is the beginning of old age, Or so it seems to be. Like many-I often think it is unfair, That our youth goes by so fast. Though I am...Read More
Categories: old age, lifeage, old, age, old,
Form: Rhyme
Golden Age of Summer
Golden age of summer, spent in a small Iowa town where I used to slumber. So many summers ago spending magic moments with my old pal shep at the old swimming hole. Rexall drug store will never forget such a place to go for a 25...Read More
Categories: old age, nostalgia, age, old, age,
Form: Rhyme
A Load of Bull
You said he's too old for her because there's a three year age difference. What you said is a load of bull and it doesn't make a whole lot of sense. The love these two share is...Read More
Categories: old age, love, on writing and
Form: I do not know?

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