I Hate Growing Old

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    It Is All So Futile..

    I remember not so many years ago wondering what I would do with my life... now I have travelled around the world, been married, had children and appreciate that its all futile... I look at old people and try to imagine them as 18 years old, aging is cruel... I believe in God...
    unhinged unhinged
    31-35, M
    Jul 26, 2009

    Pulling Teeth

    i.Been painting my fingers gold,To brighten what I hold.Staining my insides black;Felt it harden and crack,Calcify to coral and snap;Encrusted with rust, glinting like coal dust,Then crush my heart like a man-trap.Been sloughing my skin off, whiteFlakes, translucent in the light...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    Jul 3, 2012

    I am 22 years old and I often wonder how the

    world has changed around me so rapidly. So yesterday I was flipping through the old albums and came across pictures from my school,picnics and birthdays. I was very popular and had a very huge circle of friends.I kept brainteasing myself trying to remember everyone's names.I...
    deepaforeverangel deepaforeverangel
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 1, 2014


    ever since i had a brain tumor at age 48 my life has gone down hill every day i ache in another place i just can't stand it
    warehousetimmy warehousetimmy
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2012

    I have always loved to swim,

    but my age is hampering my ability to enjoy it now. Lately, my shoulder has been hurting me quite a bit after a swim. Right now I cannot lift my arm! I am 45 years old but I feel like 80? I know, 80 will be much worse. I have that to look forward to. :(
    sailnude sailnude
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2014


    Up to the age of 40 I always looked about ten years younger than I actually was and really enjoyed my relative youthfulness. From then on I seemed to start ageing and during a two year period of caring for my terminally ill father and housebopund mother I found myself under so...
    simplicitylover simplicitylover
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Jun 7, 2009

    Enjoy Another Wow Moment

    long story short i recently moved back for a few months to help my mom with something since she's out of the country. and by back i mean the home where i grew up. this brought back a lot of memories. especially since i keep stumbling across people that don't seem to have changed...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 11, 2013
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