Old-age stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

December 13, 2019

Reads: 24

Comments: 2

The The Imaginarium House

And there it was: the last stop to Permedon, the last stop before the train leaves to perdition. Photo (c) Matthew Henry on Unsplash Read More

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"Very atmospheric, L.E. A reassuring vision for those that might fear death." Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 19, 2019

Reads: 53

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Poems House

~Journey over the clouds~ photo (c) Tom Barrett on Unsplash Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 02, 2019

Reads: 54

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

photo (c) Ina Garbé Read More

Reads: 134

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

You wake up one day, as if from a dream, and remember the laughter and innocence of childhood--that dinosaurs roamed the backyard, aliens could be seen if you stayed up all night in the tent, angels sat on the roof above your bedroom and watched over you, fairy-tales were always… Read More

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"The interesting thing in this is the comparison that you draw between childhood and old age. I guess those are the times when watches, clocks, t..." Read More

When does desire and love slip off the radar? Read More
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: 122

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

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
Something new to me. Read More

Tags: old-age

Reads: 283

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: 172

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: 282

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
LIFE LESSONS, COURAGE, YOUTH, HUMOR, ETERNAL TRUTHS Some strange vibes emanating from a very senior runner, attract the attention of a group of young men and women, who come to believe he possess some special knowledge . . . and advice. 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
YOUTH, OLD AGE, LIFE-LESSONS, ADVICE, 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 feeling he… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 15, 2016

Reads: 277

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: old-age

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