Age stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

June 15, 2021

Age is a state of mind. As we grow older we accept the aches and pains that come with age. We look at ourselves in the bathroom mirror and refuse to accept the undeniable truth. We grow old. We wither. We die. Yet time, the culprit behind the wrinkles and… Read More

Tags: truth, time, age, clock, old

Are we at our twilight of the age of idiocy? . . . . America has evolved and progressed through many ages in our history. Each generation an inspiration to the next. Each period in our celebrated saga marked in some fashion by extraordinary accomplishments and by the eloquence of… Read More
Flash Fiction, 286 words. A trip down memory lane where life was of abundant quality, times missed in more ways than one. Read More
It is the age of madness. It is the age of idiocy and absurdity. It is the age of our dreamless existence. It is the dawning of the age of our irrelevancy and deflection. Read More
What if instead of being a kindly old gent, father time was a life-sucking fiend? I wrote this poem twice in the same day; having somehow lost the first version soon after finishing it. Read More

Tags: death, time, age, skeleton

Reads: 51

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Treasured moments about life between a Grandmother and Granddaughter that are never forgotten. Read More

Article / Other

March 07, 2021

Reads: 127

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this on my twentieth birthday, because of their busy schedule and them always working, they totally forgot, my phone wasn't good so nobody to wish me on the phone,no gifts, no calls . I then thought to my self,if life were easier and if I was successful, it… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 05, 2021

Reads: 89

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I'm turning 31 this weekend. Thought I'd put some words down to mark the occasion. Read More

Tags: age

Poem / Poetry

December 19, 2020

Reads: 79

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: life, people, time, age

Poem / Poetry

August 30, 2020

Reads: 152

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

There are many people and possessions we have to leave for something greater. Whether we be separated from them for a small amount of time or forever, it has a great purpose. Read More

Tags: change, truth, time, age, old

Whisked away from dark times... Read More

Tags: birthday, time, age

Reads: 173

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I think we all have, at some point, lost touch with reality or stop searching for the truth. After all, it's hard and tedious to stay informed and to know what to believe. Nevertheless, truth is always worth pursuing, and as I always say, "If you don't pursue the truth,… Read More

Tags: change, truth, time, age, old

It is a universal stereotype that older men date younger women to make them feel young again. Does this stem from the assumption that older men actually feel insecure about getting old? I think they might just... Read More
Brian is admitted to hospital following a heart attack. We hear his thoughts presented the day after his brush with death in both a humerous and thoughtful way. Read More
Being alone and being nothing, you may find, are almost the same thing. For when a person is alone, they find they have nothing left... Read More
Paul, and old man, remembers his youth to a young man who befriended him in an assisted living facility. Read More
taken from my book, "With Insanity And Medication For All" Read More

Reads: 253

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My mother, who died on October 2, 2019, would have been 83 today. Read More
Taking the driving test can be a bit daunting when you haven't done it in 60 years! Read More
A short story of an elderly woman who loves the rain. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 03, 2019

Reads: 215

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Soon another age will come to its end. My poem. Read More
raley street, a middle-aged professor of egyptian history at a us university, becomes infatuated by a student as he tussles with the claustrophobia of a loveless marriage and a dull life. he is not helped by his philandering head of department, who is also his brother-in-law who has recently been… Read More

Reads: 303

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I am putting together a number of stories about life in "modern" Australia that hopefully will have enough one day to put together a short book on Amazon. In the mean time I post them here to give them a "try out", perhaps to garner some comments but also to… Read More

Tags: love, death, marriage, age, old

Reads: 175

Comments: 1

The Poems House

This poem is just about us. Well, maybe some of us, I guess. Read More

Tags: life, age, viewpoints

Poem / Humor

October 09, 2019

Reads: 307

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I started with the premise that if the good die young, then logically only the bastards are left to grow old. A friend said it was sexist as women should also be included but the strict definition of a "bastard" is a fatherless child, so I believe I am being… Read More

Tags: rhyme, age, funny, lyric, agist

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