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Poem / Poetry

August 30, 2020

Reads: 64

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: 74

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: 184

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: 153

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: 223

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

Poem / Poetry

October 12, 2019

Reads: 108

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: 215

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

Reads: 187

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

People may be wise with age and then pass away, but books of knowledge, though they may yellow, will never die. Read More

Book / Poetry

March 17, 2019

Reads: 798

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poems about youth, age, aching bones, vitality, sleepless nights and early mornings. Read More

Reads: 558

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

By today's standards, the skinny model Twiggy of the 1960s would be considered fat. Think I'll ponder that over a piece of chocolate cake. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 10, 2019

Reads: 194

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

Sometimes I grow weary of all the lonely nights Read More
For Bonnie Read More

Tags: love, life, youth, age

A New Age Enlightenment Article Read More

Reads: 251

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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