John G. Nelson

Rookie - 0 Points (August 24,1976 / Monrovia, Liberia)

Old Age Feel Good - Poem by John G. Nelson

Gray-headedness is a wonderful crown of beauty
Wisdoms I have accumulated, I embraced my dignity
One birth, one youth and one old age, I have enjoyed
This wonderful life, I have eked out, I now sit to rejoice

Old age or advanced years seem like a bottle field
Born of mortal flesh, discoloured by distress and illness
Weakening bones and flesh, my soul vulnerable to frailness,
But I am happy I have reached my zenith, years I wielded.

I have experienced a wonderful life with quietism
Painting life with pleasure, I draw life with optimism
Life feel good today, many goals I have reached
Love and pleasant roses I beheld, I can now preach

I insist, nothing matters more then my amazing breath
and I can’t ran against old age in a race for death
It must be wonderful to live this long and grow old.
tracing a wise footprint, old age seem very bold


John Nelson
Monday,13 November 2006


Comments about Old Age Feel Good by John G. Nelson

  • Rookie Summer W (5/30/2008 7:28:00 AM)

    With this, I persive people accepting their aging process. I like this a lot. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 6,219 Points Melvina Germain (11/16/2006 9:28:00 AM)

    This is one of the nicest poems I've read on old age, it generates a very positive outlook on old age rather than a negative one. You bring out the beauty in growing old. Once again Thankyou---Melvina--- (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 13, 2010


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