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  1. She May Not Remember Tomorrow

    • By Kate E. Cartwright
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Grandmother With Alzheimer's

    Every morning
    He helps her get up,
    Get ready for a day
    That she may not remember tomorrow.

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  3. The Old Man

    • By Bryan Wrightson
    • Published: July 29, 2021
    The Futility Of Life

    The old man sat in the rocking chair
    With empty hands, his feet were bare
    He looked inside, was nothing there
    And so he'd lived his life.

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    Great imagery and scene setting. Very well penned. I can see this in a movie.

  4. Growing Old

    A Humorous Take On Our Efforts To Appear Young

    They said I was an "old fart"
    But I hardly think that's true
    My boobs were done in '75
    But my teeth and knees are new.

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  6. My Mom

    • By RHODORA E. PIZARRO
    • Published: May 5, 2020
    An Aging Mother

    Her face now aged with visible lines.
    She calls them the challenges of her lifetime.
    She walks every day though stricken with gout,
    Circling the park from north to south.

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  7. Sometimes

    • By Carol F. Santoro
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Wanting To Go Back In Time

    Sometimes I sit and think

    Sometimes I remember

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  8. Hourglass

    Time Speeds Up As We Age

    At fifty-something
    I begin to feel the rising panic

    that probably gets worse later

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  10. Living With Dementia

    She's trapped inside the prison walls
    That used to be her mind.
    The woman that she used to be,
    Has long been left behind.

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    Would love to read some of your experiences. I am currently caring for and have two care givers looking after my 80 year old mother.

  11. Oh Lord, How I Love Thee

    I am a tired old soul, my Lord,
    My eyes can barely see.
    I cannot read Thy blessed book,
    Nor can I hear what prayers are said,

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  12. To Watch You, Admire You, Adore You

    Loving Poem About Growing Old Together

    I was a blessed today in a special way
    I was able to be with you all day

    I got to watch you, admire you, adore you and appreciate your smile

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    Wow, what a beautiful poem. To feel that kind of love and then be able to express it in such a way that I actually felt warm inside reading it is amazing. You described your wife in such a...

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  13. Mother

    • By Tyrene Gibert
    • Published: February 2006
    Children All Grown Up Poem


    She's sitting in a rocking chair.
    She's peeking out the window,
    looking at the children playing, remembering her own....

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    This poem made me cry, which to me, the mark of a good poem is if it evokes a deep feeling. I feel so very sad for this woman, and your words cut to the very core of her feelings of loss,...

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