Old-age stories, books, poems, and more

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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

Reads: 82

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: 74

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

Reads: 126

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
Fantasy. From the collection " Dementia's Dentures. " Read More
Horror. Old Age. From the collection " Dementia's Dentures. " Read More

Tags: old-age

The Sun remembers the life it had during the final thoughts before death. Read More
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

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
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
A short poem about an old man reflecting on his life and memories. 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
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

Poem / Poetry

April 15, 2016

Reads: 176

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: old-age

What happens when you try to find someone from the secret base round the corner from where you live? Read More

Poem / Humor

July 23, 2014

Reads: 262

Comments: 8

The Booksie Classic House

The internment of a dear friend ! ( just a short one ) Read More
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