Jenny Joseph

(1932 / Birmingham)

Warning - Poem by Jenny Joseph

When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
With a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.
And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves
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  • (1/6/2019 10:23:00 AM)

    Greatly appreciated...... Indirectly depicted piece.....
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  • Khairul Ahsan (11/28/2018 10:50:00 PM)

    'I shall sit down on the pavement when I'm tired
    And gobble up samples in shops and press alarm bells
    And run my stick along the public railings
    And make up for the sobriety of my youth.' - Loved the sarcasm!
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  • Lyn Paul (11/28/2018 3:57:00 PM)

    I am gradually practising every day.

    Thank you Ms Joseph. Wonderful words full of humour and simply I do not care what people think.
    I love it!
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  • Jennifer Birchall (11/28/2018 1:48:00 PM)

    I love this poem, really enjoyed it. (Report) Reply

  • (11/28/2018 8:40:00 AM)

    Old, gray and indolent,
    Great poem thanks,
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/28/2018 4:09:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem nicely executed. (Report) Reply

  • Adrian Flett (11/28/2018 3:10:00 AM)

    Such a wonderful poem to read and enjoy again, as I have done many times. (Report) Reply

  • Mahtab Bangalee (11/28/2018 1:01:00 AM)

    The OLD could not touch her evergreen mind! //// lovely poem (Report) Reply

  • (11/27/2018 7:15:00 AM)

    I intend to do all the things mentioned in the poem.......with gusto (Report) Reply

  • (11/20/2018 8:31:00 PM)

    its nugget ok stop get some help (Report) Reply

  • (11/8/2018 12:32:00 PM)

    I have always absolutely adored this poem (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2018 12:27:00 PM)

    My wife’s favorite poem. She died at age 91; didn’t wear purple except metaphorically. She was a purple person! (Report) Reply

  • (10/5/2018 12:41:00 PM)

    Ive been doing this for years! Well wearing unsuitable clothas and spitting anyway. (Report) Reply

  • (9/17/2018 1:45:00 AM)

    Thoughtful and mindful. Make one think of values. (Report) Reply

  • (8/31/2018 6:54:00 PM)

    Loved your work! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (8/23/2018 4:45:00 AM)

    Looking for a doll of old woman in red hat (Report) Reply

  • (6/28/2018 4:55:00 AM)

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  • (6/23/2018 2:39:00 AM)

    I used this poem as part of a sensitivity training class for our in-home care providers while working for the Medicare Alzheimers Disease Demonstration (a federal research project) in the early 1990's. Each time i presented it, there was not a dry eye in the house. VERY POWERFUL! ! By the way, i wear all the purple i can get my hands on, and create as much havoc a possible. ENJOY LIFE! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (6/22/2018 5:36:00 AM)

    Love it! Just what I needed to read after dealing with some jobsworth who cant help you due to the data protection act I am having a brick wall day. I think I will go out and sit on the pavement, (Report) Reply

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