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Poem / Poetry

October 22, 2019

Reads: 52

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

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

Reads: 129

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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

Reads: 129

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Poetry

May 16, 2019

Reads: 235

Comments: 1

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

Reads: 105

Comments: 3

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

Reads: 126

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

December 12, 2018

Reads: 139

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Poetry

December 11, 2018

Reads: 140

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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

Tags: aging, young, old

Reads: 145

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

November 05, 2018

Reads: 90

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
It's a song i've written, edited it over and over again. It works as both poetry and a song, feel free to try to sing it if you want, but if you wanna make money out of it, i want a piece of that cake ^_^ Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 12, 2018

Reads: 134

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The humor of aging Read More

Tags: aging

Poem / Non-Fiction

July 06, 2018

Reads: 334

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The mirror that would never lie to us. Read More

Reads: 229

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

"Death is the permanent cessation of all vital functions" ~ Merriam Webster Dictonary Read More
We all lives our own lives. I am trying to inspire the individuals as the mentioned life is common to all thus making it 'not an extraordinary' thus without failure, risk and of course success. So step out of this boredom and show the world for what you are… Read More

Tags: love, family, life, aging, age

Poem / Poetry

February 25, 2018

Reads: 309

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It comes for us all Read More

Tags: death, aging, sickness

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