Aging stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

A short story about a 24 hour period in my life. Read More

Tags: humor, aging, suviving

A short story of an old man who is sitting under his favorite tree during the summer in East Tennessee Read More
In Bulgarian. Tova e populjarna statija za pravilnija nachin na stareene, kojato vkljuchva njakakvo vstyplenie, konkretni glavi za pravilnija pogled vyrhu medicinata i umerenostta, za zaplahite ot byrzija prehoden period (tuk kym starostta), za grizhite za svoeto tjalo i negovite organi (bazirani na lichnija opit na avtora), posle za mozyka,… Read More
In Russian. Æto populjarnaja statÞja o pravilÞnom sposobe starenija, kotoraja vkljuchaet nekotoroe vvedenie, konkretnÝe glavÝ o pravilÞnom vzgljade na medicinu i umerennostÞ, ob ugrozah bÝstrogo perehodnogo perioda (zdesÞ k starosti), o zabotah dlja svoego tela i ego organov (bazirovannÝe na lichnom opÝte avtora), potom o mozge, i filosofskie zakljuchitelÞnÝe zamechanija.… Read More
This is popular article about the proper way to get old, which includes: introduction, concrete chapters about the right look at the medicine & moderation, the dangers of fast transitional periods (to the old age), cares about the body & its organs (based on personal experiences), then about the brain,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 05, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

This piece was prompted by the cover pic. Cover pic: pixabay.com. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 22, 2019

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The Booksie Classic House

This is a poem about time and aging process of life. I dedicate this poem to people who are or maybe older than me. To me, who can live life and share thier wisdom or experences are people for me to admire and respect. Read More

Tags: life, aging, time, wave

A reflection on aging Read More

Tags: reflection, aging

A story about how we dread of aging, and how we always look back to the past. And why. Inspired by Booksie member tom mcmullen's poem My Mirror. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 08, 2019

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The Booksie Classic House

There is no escape Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 10, 2019

A free-form poem for the hopeless romantics who still believe love lasts into eternity... Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A poem written for and inspired by Tom Mcmullen's Oh Death. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 16, 2019

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The Booksie Classic House

The path is forever as you age and learn. Read More

Tags: aging, youth, wisdom

A friend was complaining to me about her wrinkly legs and arms... so... Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 31, 2019

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The Free Verse Poetry House

Might there be the gentleness of birth and the abruptness of death that makes for the: “Rage, rage against the dying of the light”. Dylan Thomas. Then again, perhaps the gentle mind of Buddha had the answer: “It’s better to travel well than to arrive.” (Image by pinterest) Read More

Tags: aging

DENIAL is often used as a psychological defense mechanism postulated by psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, in which a person is faced with a fact that is too uncomfortable to accept and rejects it instead, insisting that it is not true despite what may be overwhelming evidence. Read More
Sometimes recalling observations eerily feels like one's own hard-core-reality waiting in the wings for its entrance. But, hey, there’s nothing like getting older, knowing the past is there like an improvisational challenge… just waiting to be performed. (Image by pinterest) Read More

Tags: aging

It's been five years since they graduated, but at a party with her old friends, Janine can't help the sinking feeling that nothing has changed at all. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 28, 2018

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The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

December 12, 2018

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The Booksie Classic House

Just a description of something that seems to happen more often. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 11, 2018

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Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

For my mother, You are beautiful no matter what. Read More

Tags: aging, young, old

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The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

November 05, 2018

Reads: 133

Comments: 1

The Free Verse Poetry House

Just a contemplation on the way reality creates itself. Read More

Tags: aging

To dye or not to dye....each of us is caught up in this dilemma, especially in India where almost all of us have dark brown to black hair. Once you give in to dying, there is no going back and for years you become slave to the brush, bottle… Read More
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