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Old Dog, New Tricks

-   “Ever seen anything like it?” “No. It’s not like mine.” “So you don’t know how to switch it on?” “Not a clue.” “Oh.” George peered at the object in his palm. “No manual,” he shrugged, “just so...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 04 May 2018

Young Dog Old Dog

- As a young man, oh yes I remember. I was so full of vigor. I was fit tall and slender. Life before me seemed so much bigger.   As an old man, I sometimes live inside my past. I look back on tha...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2018

Before There Was We

- Before there was we there was you And when you were young all was new. Do you think about that. I still do. Before there was we there was you. *** Before there was we there was me And when I was y...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Dec 2017

Reflections On Growing Old — Part 01

- I am fast approaching the age, — the biblical allocation of three score years and ten, (Although modern medicine means it should be re-evaluated), When my thoughts increasingly turn to the future, And...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 30 Nov 2016

Love in Old Age

- I pray you, do not trample on my dreams.  Though you may only see this outer shell,  A frail thing of flesh; this outward reality,  Is of no greater substance than the air, Masking the real truth that...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Aug 2016

Gwen

- Don’t fuss, I’m fine. I didn’t fall. It was daft really, my own fault. The path was wet and I was wearing those silly old shoes. I slipped, that’s all. Not a fall. I’ll be fine in a minute, just ca...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 24 Apr 2016

Valette

- Jean and I share The same vision The same king. I don't know if old age Or a family will be granted me, Or if my heart will pour out on the ground In the great clash Which will soon be upon us once ag...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 27 Nov 2015

Old

- The old man sat on the steps With his head in his hands So much in thought as he sat His eyes in a far away time When the old woman Came to her man His eyes lit up like the sun He held ...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Aug 2015

A Letter To Madeline

- Like marks wiped from a chalkboard, particles spiraling apart, braiding back together unnaturally, I once had command over them, autonomy unquestioned for years. You were possessions, all with ...

By: Elliotlacey31 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 08 Mar 2015

The Lady Next Door

- She sits and waits She does not know for what She dreams of yesterday Of love and laughter And a life full of smiles You can see it in her eyes The mist of tears shinning true When you ...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Mar 2015

Two Stoners and a Dying Dog

- Two friends were smoking, enjoying the hour: An old dog wheezed, even creaked, at their feet “Soon so soon, the dog-god she’ll go to meet, Pain she’s in makes her shake and cower, When she goe...

By: fallingdove | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Feb 2015

The Fragility of Age

- "You got what for my mother?" "A vibrator." "Why?" "She was complaining about her sore feet." "So you bought her a vibrator?" "I was trying to help!" The wife chased her husband out of the house...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 09 Dec 2014 Editor's Pick

My First Strip Club

- The day of my twenty first birthday had finally arrived. I declined all suggestions of a major party thrown for me by my family and friends as I had my own plans to celebrate this milestone of life.It...

By: The_Count | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4| Added: 10 Nov 2014

When We Get Old

- What if we change What if we stop being us Will we still want us? When we get old… What if I change What if I can’t smile anymore Will you help me smile? When we get old… What if y...

By: Sparkle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 05 Aug 2014

A Rambling, Roaming, Musing thing

- Sometimes I wonder what age people think I am. I mean, I know I don’t act like I’m 29, but I am, sadly. I’m 29 and still get asked for ID. Even for fag papers. Okay, so I don’t buy them any more becau...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 16 Mar 2014

Earl

- Earl Powell pushed a shopping cart filled with two huge bags of dog food up to the counter. He also had three pouches of bacon-flavored treats, several packages of flea treatments, and boxes and boxe...

By: Amber | Category: General | Score: 4.8| Added: 18 Jan 2014

Lone Wolf

- An old alpha peers at a winter moon. For lady wolf, his heart does swoon. Longing for days when they pranced. Stalking like shadows they advanced. Their kits safely snuggled in the den. A time...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Aug 2013

Am I Old Enough To Be Young Again?

- The thought that plays inside my mind tonight Is have I aged and reached my use by date? Will meeting young and lovely folks delight, Or have I left the search until too late? We meet, and kindred s...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 28 Jun 2013

When Did I Grow Old?

- "When did I grow old, did it happen in one day?" One moment my hair was chestnut brown, now it's turning gray. "When did I grow old, did it suddenly creep, when I was in my bed, as I was sound aslee...

By: candle_in_the_wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jun 2013

afraid of getting old ?

- (6/1/13) We are all getting old it doesn’t Matter what you’ve been told You go from your childhood to your teen years But you’re young and you have no fears. Now that the teen years ha...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 Jun 2013

all alone

- (4/18/13 I sit at home with nothing to do, I ‘m all alone and feeling blue Where did the time go? That it went so fast! I was looking at the future and now it’s my past. I chose to ignore...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Apr 2013

must laugh at getting old

- (4/2/13) The sun is out and the wind is blowing my way I’m here in the park with my grandson today There are some kids with which he found to play But it was for a short time, for their mo...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 02 Apr 2013

Rode Hard Put Away Wet

- Jumpin' out of the shower, lookin' in the mirror I sees whiskers not dark brown, wild hairs grow'n ears, brows n' nose. Skin not so tight neither, face withered up like a punkin that's seen to muc...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Feb 2013

The Case of the Missing Z

- Michael Zorn was angry. Every time a new teacher took over the class, the kids were moved around and seated alphabetically. For the teacher’s convenience. It didn’t matter how the kids felt about it. ...

By: rebmann | Category: Childrens | Score: 4.3| Added: 29 Jan 2013

Youth is Shining, Age is Aglow

- We were young, we had merged as one, We are old, we are still not done. Hearts still youthful, faithful, loving Always active, always roving Thus we're striving, thus we're giving Ever thoughtful, eve...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 06 Jan 2013

The Lost Generation

- The Lost Generation By Captain Midnight In the style of Gertrude Stein A prose-poem on what our generation faces as compared to the generation of the Jazz Age and beyond. You are part ...

By: midnightraider61 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Nov 2012

From Morning Songs: Getting Older

-   I’m getting older because I haven’t died and wiser because I seldom worry or shake my head at foolishness. I walk much slower now because my legs are stiff and know it makes no sens...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 16 Sep 2012

Golden Years

- I have heard it said, that at my age life is golden. What was meant when these words were spoken? Reaching this time of life, I find to be anything but golden. Old age leaving my body less flexible ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Sep 2012

Can I Just Make Love to You in My Mind?

- Two hours. Too fast. From the first embrace “hello” to the last kiss “goodbye.” There is just not enough time. Still an eternity with you would not be long enough. You were born 20 years too late...

By: Sandrine | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Apr 2012

The Dark

- The dark The earth has tilted and the British Isles, as well as half of the rest of the world, has been plunged into an ice age. For six months there is no sun.When the sun appears it never sets a...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 06 Dec 2011

Do Not Regard Me By My Age

- Do not regard me by my age I am the sum of my experiences not my years I had to evolve beyond the trappings Through years of striving to be genuine To shake off the shackles of her pomposi...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Aug 2011

The Birthday Party

- She did this every year, so the call came as no surprise. In fact, I had been expecting it for the last few days. The only surprise was that it took so long. I was sitting with my wife having our coff...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 May 2011 Editor's Pick