Tag Archives: Old age

Ageing Chalk and Cheese

There are two types of people You’ll find in this world; Those that grow young, And those that grow old. The old growing type, Are not very much fun, They become quite inactive, Avoiding hot sun. They complain of misfortunes … Continue reading

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Old Age Imagined

As I watched him shuffle, With an old man’s walk, And I heard him mutter, With an old man’s talk, I found myself thinking, I just couldn’t bear, To live to be older, With thin greying hair, And with legs … Continue reading

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Will we run out of things to say?

When I grow old, And you grow grey, I wonder what We’ll have to say? We’re ten years in, And still we find, Things to say To pass the time. Each time we talk, I learn from you, And your … Continue reading

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A Ripe Old Age

When you die at 99, Then people tend to say: “A ripe age!” “Good innings!” “A life well lived!” But we wanted another day. Another day to talk to you, And laugh at times gone by, Another day to hold … Continue reading

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