Poems on Aging

Below are 41 poems on aging. Do you have a favorite poem on aging? If so, post it in the comment section below for others to see.

  1. ‘In the Attic’ by Seamus Heaney
  2. ‘In View of the Fact’ by A. R. Ammons
  3. ‘Warning’ by Jenny Joseph
  4. ‘Growing Old’ by Mathew Arnold
  5. ‘Forgetfulness’ by Billy Collins
  6. ‘Silence’ by Anthony Thwaite
  7. ‘Age’ by Robert Creeley
  8. ‘Terminus’ by Ralph Waldo EmersonPoems on Aging  by Family Line Video Chicago
  9. ‘An Old Man’s Winter Night’ by Robert Frost
  10. ‘Affirmation’ by Donald Hall
  11. ‘The Old Gods’ by Dannie Abse
  12. ‘I Look into My Glass’ by Thomas Hardy
  13. ‘Random Ageist Verses’ by Peter Porter
  14. ‘First Gestures’ by Julia Kasdorf
  15. ‘Touch Me’ by Stanley Kunitz
  16. ‘Nature’ by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  17. ‘The Password’ by Anne Stevenson
  18. ‘Late Ripeness’ by Czeslaw Milosz
  19. ‘Hail and Farewell’ by Charles Reznikoff
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  21. ‘Tired with All These, For Restful Death I Cry’ by William Shakespeare
  22. ‘Like as the Waves Make Toward the Pebbled Shore’ by William Shakespeare
  23. ‘Lullaby’ Jenny Joseph
  24. ‘Young men dancing, and the old’ by Thomas Stanley
  25. ‘Not for Me a Youngman’s Death’ by Roger Mcgough
  26. ‘Tithonus’ by Lord Alfred Tennyson
  27. ‘Lunch’ Lotte Kramer
  28. ‘Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night’ by Dylan Thomas
  29. ‘The Descent’ by William Carlos Williams
  30. ‘Lines On Retirement, After Reading Lear’ by David Wright
  31. ‘When You Are Old’ by William Butler Yeats
  32. ‘Sailing to Byzantium’ by William Butler Yeats
  33. ‘Written In a Carefree Mood’ by Lu Yu
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  35. ‘Mrs Baldwin’ by Fleur Adcock
  36. ‘What I Regret’ by Ninna Cassian
  37. ‘Old Flame’ by Linda Chase
  38. ‘Blue Hydrangeas, September’ by Gillian Clarke
  39. ‘That time of year thou mayst in me behold…’ by Maureen Duffy
  40. ‘Ageing’ Ruth Fainlight
  41. ‘Long Life’ by Elaine Feinstein
  42. ‘On Hearing I’d Outlived My Son the Linguist’ by Roy Fisher
  43. ‘Lieselott Among the Blackberries’ Gerda Mayer

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