Old-age stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

September 27, 2020

Tags: poem, poet, old-age

Auf Deutsch. Das ist ein Brief, der an ca. 5 Universitäten unter meinem wirklichen Namen gesandt war, sie aber ihm keine Aufmerksamkeit geschenkt haben. Weil er jedoch sehr interessante (meiner Meinung nach) Vorschlage und viele Ideen enthält, habe ich mir entschlossen, ihn in anonymisierter Form (d.h. als Myrski) hier veröffentlichen.… Read More
A short story about a group of seven college mates who help each other to tackle the difficulties of growing older through an experiment of group living. Read More

Tags: college, old-age

entering old age, what to expect, what to look forward to, what not to look forward to. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 20, 2019

Reads: 178

Comments: 1

The Free Verse Poetry House

For those of us of octogenarian age in good health and too stubborn to let “old” rule us, we should support all those care givers who prepare others less fortunate, those going to a nursing home, or for those in nursing homes now. A prosetry exploration into why so many… Read More

Tags: old-age

Reads: 378

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

This was inspired by a prompt to open a dictionary at random, and choose a word on which to write a poem. Read More

Tags: humour, words, old-age

I've tried to inject a touch of humour into the short story, its more of an essay but with short story elements. I really think we need to find that elusive life boat when state pensions are concerned.. Read More
The Sun remembers the life it had during the final thoughts before death. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 04, 2017

The story of a woman who was put in a home. Don't put your parents in a home. For as long as they have taken care of you, take care of them, even if the measure of years are not the same. To say that you're all they have is… Read More

Tags: children, old-age

I don't recall what this was inspired by, just something in my head at the time. It's rather hard to explain. It's about perception and how it changes over time... and how it doesn't. Read More
Two strangers pass each other the street. They both have the same urge. Cover is not my own, credit to http://favim.com/image/551060/ Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 15, 2016

Reads: 325

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: old-age

Poem / Humor

July 23, 2014

Reads: 399

Comments: 8

The Booksie Classic House

The internment of a dear friend ! ( just a short one ) Read More
YOUTH, OLD AGE, LIFE-LESSONS, ADVICE, ETERNAL, EMPOWERING, Some Cal students have noticed an older guy running in the area over the past six months. Some strange attraction makes them decide to follow him. Later, they decide that they want to meet him. They all agree they have a very odd… Read More
A short poem about the sadness of an old aged person Read More
When does desire and love slip off the radar? Read More
Something new to me. Read More

Tags: old-age

Reads: 407

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A man fights alzheimer disease to retrieve memories of his past. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 11, 2018

Reads: 252

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Looking back on life Read More
Human beings are funny; they do funny things,even when they are ageing. Read More
Fantasy. From the collection " Dementia's Dentures. " Read More
Horror. Old Age. From the collection " Dementia's Dentures. " Read More

Tags: old-age

This is a plain version of the same poem I published earlier. The first one was meant to be in the shape of pregnant woman. Read More

Tags: children, old-age

This short story shows a man who has trouble accepting his past and is slowly losing his memory Read More
A flashback of an old man, the flashback which suddenly flashes in front of him when he gets slapped by his own son. Read More
75 year old Wilson Perry wakes up to find he has been granted a wish. Rather than impulsively deciding to have a new house or car or money, he wishes to see what events have happened in his past that have cause him to be so unfulfilled in life. Read More
The aim of this book is to disperse the fears of growing older. They are based on the false beliefs and prejudices about this part of our earthly existence, which in my view are completely unjustified. When approached from the right angle, the spirit one, and handled in a positive… Read More
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