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Old People Poems - Poems about Old People

Old People Poems - Examples of all types of poems about old people 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 people.
The Not so Great Debate
We had a debate where the candidate Was supposed to communicate The direction in which the united state Yes, state how we can become back united Yet however, more lies than truth were cited Remove the blindfold so you can...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, america, change, corruption, old,
Form: Narrative



Legends of old
When little kids ask for stories Regale them of our lore and its glories. Listening with rapt notice Tales of champions and menaces. One and all exclaim with awe Hearing about our Gods. They don't die Live within us and fly. Burn like...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, life, myth, mythology, old,
Form: Rhyme
AGE
faded oil portraits in gold patina frames hide on gallery walls...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, age, art, image, imagery,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Please just put me down
I have a former neighbor, an older female friend, who clearly does most thinking from the other end.. Many a time I should put my phone on mute. Today she called chuckling, criticizing Blinken's tie and suit.. Failing to...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, old, people, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Aged Man
Aged man walks on the busy street Beyond his ability to cross Cane in hand, old friends he needs to meet Delayed by rain, worried about loss Earlier, he fell into a hole Finding out he damaged his right leg Good...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, dog, metaphor, old, people,
Form: Abecedarian



Premium Member I Felt Like A Book
I felt like a book very tired old and worn out needing rest on shelf....Read the rest...
Categories: old people, feelings, life, old, people,
Form: Senryu
An Acute Ache
"Can you feel the soul of an abandoned house; can you hear the whispering? " ...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, house, life, old, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Narrow Streets
They wend their way through Sunshine City Cobblestoned, sloped, and Old World pretty; And lined with colorful, homes in glad unity, Streets linked heart to heart, in deep affinity. Up one crooked path, and down to the river, As rosy...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, city, heart, love, nature,
Form: Rhyme
The Deception of Love
The exaltation of my depression controlled my free will Sensing the elusiveness of a thing called Love feeling the high and the low of it I expected the low to go away but it didn't Only a lingering memory...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, family, love, old, people,
Form: Free verse
I'M Old
It sucks getting old wouldn't you say. You wake up tired almost everyday. Your joints hurt, your muscles ache. Pills for arthritis you now have to take. Your bones begin to creak and crack. Can't stand up straight cuz you're...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, body, humor, old, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old and Youth Comparrision-
Youth is strong Yet foolishly wrong The wisdom of the gray hairs Is truest love It's been here before It's opens doors Relist in the wrinkles of it's arms Allowing the lips of wisdom Kiss those heart beating promises Glorify see trough the...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, analogy, appreciation, community, destiny,
Form: Free verse
Growing Old By Bill Davis
Growing old is as they say a part of life It can cause you strife It can cause discourse It can even cause remorse Growing old can be a delight That can have the wisdom to make things right That can...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, growth, life, old, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Scarecrow Joe and the Bloody Brick Road
scarecrow Joe is sliding off his pole not enough cognition to fulfill his role lost his balls and his jacks to the ruthless Taliban stumbling to Oz down a bloody brick road...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, old, people,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Remembrance
The children in the park See the old, gray-haired woman Every afternoon. They watch her. She is always sitting in the rocking chair On her porch, sometimes reading, Sometimes knitting, Sometimes just rocking, half asleep. What they don’t know Is that she...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, feelings, nostalgia, old, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Are All Creative and Unique
We start out with our tiny feet inked,                               to show our paper footprints.                  ...Read the rest...
Categories: old people, beach, ocean, old, people,
Form: Free verse

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