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Old age is there calling. My poem. Read More
Had to write this for university, I guess. It's about loss and pain. Read More

Tags: poem, age, bread

a bit of circular reasoning that challenges the authenticity of my existence, a moment of clarity, or simply my mind playing games with the actuality of my reality. Read More
A seven-year-old explains the best she can. Read More

Tags: age, accident

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Comments: 1

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Weep the weathered heart, for time ignores the plaintive pleas of those who cannot dream or see beyond the hovering shadows that shroud the morning sun and veil the evening stars. Read More

Tags: heart, time, wind, age, cradle

Poem / Poetry

August 19, 2021

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Comments: 5

Shelves: 4

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This poem states the stages of human life. I have used my life as an example..... Read More

Reads: 149

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Tags: death, life, time, age, hour

Reads: 209

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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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
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: 160

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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

Article / Other

March 07, 2021

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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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

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Comments: 1

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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: 173

Comments: 3

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Tags: life, people, time, age

The introduction to my second novel. Jackson Grant has regrets. His life has been spent in preparation for the future. Now that the future is here, he is not prepared. As if by a thief, his days have been stolen away. There is nothing that can be done, so he… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 30, 2020

Reads: 286

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

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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

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"This is a very deep piece of poetry, Gloria. Excellent writing." Read More

Whisked away from dark times... Read More

Tags: birthday, time, age

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Comments: 1

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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
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