Poetry on Aging

#NaPoWriMo Poetry Prompts

Asian woman with white hair and glasses, hands folded under her chin, wearing a bright yellow shirt
Asian woman with white hair and glasses, hands folded under her chin, wearing a bright yellow shirt

Aging is the sort of inevitable, non-negotiable topic that fascinates poets. Birth, school, work, death, in the immortal lyrics of The Godfathers.

Some of us fight aging. Some of us embrace it. Whichever approach is yours, though, aging beats its only known alternative. In the immortal words of someone.

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