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Ripe Old Age Poems | Examples of Ripe Old Age Poetry

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List of Ripe Old Age Poems

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Premium Member Poem A LENGTH OF ROPE Line Gauthier Free verse ripe old age, appreciation, integrity, marriage, relationship,
The Old Man Akham nilabirdhwaja Singh Free verse ripe old age, memory,
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Dreamland curtis johnson Narrative ripe old age, bible, destiny, dream, faith,
Peace on Earth Faith Van Riel Verse ripe old age, people, world,
Tired And Weary Rainbow Promise Elegy ripe old age, blessing, christian, courage, encouraging,
Premium Member Poem HOW COULD IT BE Line Gauthier Free verse ripe old age, children, family, forgiveness, growing
Premium Member Poem The Queen Jack Ellison Limerick ripe old age, london,
A Lone Wolf in My Office Michael Vacek Prose ripe old age, appreciation, business, endurance, image,
Premium Member Poem My Hero Dad Jack Ellison Limerick ripe old age, dad,
Premium Member Poem Senior's Driver's Licence Jack Ellison Limerick ripe old age, car,

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IN Loving Memory of Casey the Cat
by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver
Casey the Cat
April 15, 1991 - April 30, 2009

Casey had to be put down today
He was suffering in all kinds of ways
The tumor had grown...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, animal, cat, death, tribute,

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Grandma's Old Oak Tree
by Sunlite Wanter
Grandma’s Old Oak tree

No backyard trees do I remember,
Tho cottonwood and mulberries lined street and walk,
So for this purpose one I’ll adopt one from
Grandma’s backyard...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, nostalgia, tree,

The Dash of Life
by Vivien Wade
            The Dash of Life

      Between the time of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, christian,

Ripe Old Age
by JG Collins
We will all live
to a ripe old age.

If not here,
then probably
over there.

If not over there,

then defiantly
someplace else.

The mind is
everywhere
at once.

Experiences vary.

When I die in one...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, beauty,

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Envelope Song
by Frank Sheehan
Once upon a time
          there was an adolescent
        ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, happiness, inspirational, life,

Live Life
by stephen pennell
A tear spilt in sorrow weights more than one spilt in cheer.
It's easy to make god laugh just  tell him your plans for next...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, fun,

Oh, Please Dare
by jill spagnola
10~14~2016                     Oh, Yes Please Dare

Trust...

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Sedoka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, courage, freedom, introspection, philosophy,

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Remember Diddley Squat
by Jack Ellison


When we get to the ripe old age of 80 plus
Our memory can deceive us without much fuss
Remember diddley squat
Frustrates me a lot
Oh to be...

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

A Cliched Theme in Rhyme
by Eunice-Grace Domingo
They told you and promised your breath will expire
Your soul will go missing like the crackling fire.
They told you -- they advised -- to accept...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, age, growing up, hope,

36000 Days
by curtis johnson
Several years ago I considered the aging question. I prayed that I would live at least a hundred years.  I had come to understand...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, age, appreciation, blessing, celebration,

Cincinnati
by eric boddie
this is not a poem but I might be coming to Cincinnati in about a week because my grandmother's last sister has finally passed....she Lived...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, death,

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Valentines Death
by arthur vaso
Red roses true
Skies so blue
Lovers doing what lovers do
Chocolates and confessions
of eternal love
Building up hopes and dreams

I, behind the counter
At the ripe old age of...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, kiss, memory, poets, suicide,

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Birthday Party
by Robert L. Hinshaw
My family was celebrating my birthday number sixty-five.
Grandson Zachary, who as I recall, was about the age of five,

Asked me after I'd finished blowing out...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, birthday,

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Absolute Torture
by Jack Ellison


It's December 21st and the days are getting longer
Won't be long before this damn winter is conquered
Had one too many
That's more than plenty
At my ripe...

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

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Cooking Up Graphic Soup
by Jack Ellison


In all my years as a graphic designer
At this ripe old age, there's nothing finer
Than to still be in the loop
And cooking up graphic soup
Better...

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

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Who Woulda Guessed
by Jack Ellison


Still designing stuff at this ripe old age
Keeps me going, keeps me still engaged
On the top of my game
No fortune, just fame
Who woulda guessed I'd...

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

Victory In China
by KENG CHUAN SENG
Victories In China
14th and 15th Nov 2015 are days for avid badminton fans the world over to remember,
Somewhere over there in Fuchou, who cares where...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, appreciation, celebration, dedication, encouraging,

Li Na Tennis Superstar
by KENG CHUAN SENG
Li Na Tennis Champion

Asians in general sat up to take notice when from the vastness of China arose a tennis great…
Never mind it was a...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, appreciation, celebrity, community, dedication,

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Well of Memory Calls My Heart And Soul
by Robert Lindley
Well of Memory Calls My Heart And Soul


Well of Memory, sweet love thoughts I treasure 

holding great loves and joys beyond measure. 

Mere moment's thought...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, allusion, feelings, heart, history,

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My Happiness Title
by Jack Ellison


My brain power has surely diminished
Since reaching this ripe old age
Used to be sharp as a tack back then
During my mind's early stage

Where'd they go,...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ripe old age, happiness, youth,