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A rich and entitled mature woman contemplates her lost beauty, youth, and life. Read More
One afternoon at the hospital with my great aunt. Read More

Tags: humor, aging, memories

Poem / Poetry

August 15, 2020

Reads: 85

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Like little magnets upon a cracked ball of steel Read More

Reads: 139

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A short story about a 24 hour period in my life. Part of this story did actually happen. Parts are also fiction. More non fiction than fiction. 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

Reads: 158

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Poetry

October 22, 2019

Reads: 174

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: 252

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: 273

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 567

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: 227

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: 274

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

December 12, 2018

Reads: 265

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

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