Old_age stories, books, poems, and more

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Tara starts to keep a diary to keep track of the days but time seems to have some surprise in store. Read More

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A conversation I can't bring myself to have. Read More

Short Story / Humor

April 25, 2015

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The World Snooker Championship is currently on. Sometimes the action appear to be a little SLOW. Read More

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Ryan tries to find a way to recreate the time he spent with Jason, but has to make sure he remembers it this time, Ethan and Jamie fight about Ethan’s New Year incident and Jacob searches for a job Read More
A boy's view of his grandfather's dreams Read More

Tags: irony, dream, old_age

Essay / True Confessions

February 15, 2014

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Elderly People are treasure. How to protect them and where to put them. Read More

Tags: old_age

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elderly couple face facts Read More

Tags: love, death, old_age

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Description of middle age Read More

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In quest of peace with oneself. Read More
This ones a little longer but has a happy ending. Please read Abraham the Rabbit Part II. Read More
Driving the Wind from the Peaks is a poem about growing old and the choices we make. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 13, 2013

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A woman living in an old person's home. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 23, 2012

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The innocence of childhood is eventually tainted by reality, but what disappears as well is the imagination you possess. This poem hopefully reflects the life of someone who loses these things with age. Read More

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I was listening to some nice music and felt inspired to wrote some poetry about life, love and loss so let me know what you think. Let me know what you think. It's my first real poem I've done Any comments welcome. Read More

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Short poem to think about. Read More
An aging woman throws a birthday party for her husband... Read More

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About old age, and watching someone you love grow weaker and change. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 26, 2011

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This is a poem exploring the feelings of a few different people, focusing on the passage through life and seizing the day. And all right, I'll admit it, I wanted to rag on stereotypes a little, I couldn't resist (: Read More

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An old man is getting ready to go on his one last adventure. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 07, 2011

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I wrote this poem a few months back, shortly after my grandfather had a stroke. He went from being ok (albeit stubborn and set in his ways) to a helpless old man in a matter of twenty-four hours, and that was enough to put the fear of God in me.… Read More
“I do.” The woman finally said the two words he had been waiting to hear for a solid thirty years. Inspired by the movie A walk to remember and my own romantic dreams. Enjoy. Read More
Was listening to "the boxer" by Simon and Garfuncle when I wrote this. good inspiration. Read More

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She reached in the mailbox all the way to the back and pulled out the stacks of envelopes. Her heart raced as she stood there in the cold, shuffling through the names of her home. Finally she spotted it, a little red one with Rebecca sprawled across the front in… Read More

Article / Non-Fiction

September 10, 2010

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It's a brief slice-of-life story. Just something that happened to me recently. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 15, 2010

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This is a poem that tells the story of a man who is dissatisfied with being a businessman/'Mr. Ordinary' etc, and envies the people of Greenwich Village. Enjoy :) Read More
A re-envisioning with new lines and graphics. If this does not bring a tear to your eye, or make you pick up the phone then you are a heartless bar-stool. P.S. in Australia; to play the world's smallest violins in your fingers means... "I am sorry for your plight /… Read More
A social comment on old age, society, nursing homes, families, and death. Read More

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A poem inspired by the old man sitting quietly on Wednesday's train. Read More
This is my entry for coolbadgirl's competition. I had to write a sonnet about death. My sonnet does not follow the conventional rhyming scheme. Let's face it there is nothing conventional about me! Hope you enjoy. Susan :) Read More
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