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age with time Lady Grace

of aging

the principle cause
of aging

is the very fear
of aging

that’s a
natural phenomenon

so relax
you will
surely age
don’t have a rage,
but do age
not hastily

but gracefully
you must leave the stage
without any rage,
for those who are
younger in age.

Style / type: 
Free verse
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
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Strong poem but not in the line of the workshop. We had several options to choose from as a challenge. Forgive me if I'm wrong but this doesn't represent any of the forms, ideas, or topics addressed in the workshop.


Blue Demon77

"What I want is to be what I was before the knife,
before the brooch pin, before the salve, fixed me in this parenthesis:
Horses fluent in the wind. A place, a time gone out of mind."

The Eye Mote-Sylvia Plath

I know I is old, and fear not, so why is I becoming older ???LOL
I think that a little adjustment to the words on this one.
The poem "Desiderata" is a fine piece of writing, are you familiar with it,
I don't mean touchy feely but the words LOL
A good write there it seems to be an abridged version of that.
Take care young Bard, not sure what Ron was talking about,
Yours Ian.T

There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

as you know
compose off the cuff
I however take ur words
as a compliment
or should i??

this poem on aging
i composed in 2010
on another site
which now I'm clearing


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Three years and it hasn't aged one minute,
that's time Sojourn's for you..
Have a great day young Bard,
Yours Ian

There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

you now say
I'm hard as stone
a rock jutted into the soaring sea
snoring sea...
that's me


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Definatley going to take your advise from now on! Less rage - less old age. Sounds like a win, win situation.

Your poems are always intriquing - and I always learn a little something each time I visit.

Keep safe

Love Mand xxxxxx

welcome to take my
and thanks for saying so ;publicly..


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