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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.
An Acute Ache
"Can you feel the soul of an abandoned house; can you hear the whispering? " ...Read More
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 More
Categories: old people, city, heart, love, nature,
Form: Rhyme
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 More
Categories: old people, family, love, old, people,
Form: Free verse
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 More
Categories: old people, body, humor, old, people,
Form: Rhyme
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 More
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 More
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 More
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 More
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 More
Categories: old people, beach, ocean, old, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member the dishes
She rose from the table moving slowly to the sink. This was not her favorite time, too much time to think. Her body moved from memory now, the right bit of dish detergent, she...Read More
Categories: old people, care, character, home, mom,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Tears
Why weep so easily in old age? Vulnerable to memory that thins No substance, A sparse waterfall like draped silk on bony shoulders We need reminding about...Read More
Categories: old people, age, emotions, goodbye, grandfather,
Form: Free verse
photo senryu
antique portrait ...Read More
Categories: old people, age, old, people,
Form: Senryu
Forbidden fruit of youth - PART ONE
Part One There was a time not so long ago you had respect for life A lust for living with a spirit that wasn't meant to die What ever happened to the man once identified inspiring...Read More
Categories: old people, deep, growing up, hip
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Million Ghosts
One full scarlet moon ago, in a region of a million stones lying there are spirits of historical past with many stories to be told using a portable sun some wake up greeting with spooky noises and gather the others Opening their books, ears...Read More
Categories: old people, death, old, people, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Captivating Blue Eyes
Alone upon the bench he perched, blue eyes locked in hollow stare, Like almonds long since plunged to earth, with little flourish or fanfare. A look of depth—an Artesian well, into which one could fall for days, Storied...Read More
Categories: old people, career, deep, emotions, father,
Form: Rhyme

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