Short Stories featuring Aging

Here are the top short stories, fanfiction, poetry, and posts about Aging on Commaful, including topics like "death", "existentialism", and more. Click here to sign up for more stories about Aging.

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birdyodell
birdyodell Gifted Writer various forms of very few words

Eventually

There are days when the brevity of life is apparent.

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birdyodell
birdyodell Gifted Writer various forms of very few words

Springtime Remembered

Dreams of other springs.

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bvmbi
bvmbi Commabassador some things about "something"

When we’re old

Something about us old

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s0me0ne
s0me0ne Gifted Writer Wordplay. Horseplay. Foreplay.

Day six of nine

Who'd have thought I'd be good at this? Part seven in a series chronicling my time caring for my elderly mother.

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bernardtwindwil
bernardtwindwil Gold Comma Granddad & story teller, tomthepo8.com

An ancient

Reflections on seniority

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s0me0ne
s0me0ne Gifted Writer Wordplay. Horseplay. Foreplay.

NINE DAYS

I will be my mother's sole carer for nine days. I am, at once, excited but also absolutely terrified.

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birdyodell
birdyodell Gifted Writer various forms of very few words

Untitled

Little Peeps 😊🦉a tiny poem on aging.

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sedehaven
sedehaven Bronze Comma I am writer. Hear me starve,

38

At 38, all of my grandparents were over the hill. Now, so am I. Source: https://sedehaven.tumblr.com

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s0me0ne
s0me0ne Gifted Writer Wordplay. Horseplay. Foreplay.

Day seven of nine

When does a life cease to be a life worth living? Some questions are just too hard... Part eight in this series. Won't pretend I didn't struggle with this piece.

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normancrane
normancrane Gifted Writer Instagram: thenormancrane

My Neighbor Totoro

A poem about childhood inspired by Hayao Miyazaki's film, My Neighbor Totoro.

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lizziebevis
lizziebevis Gifted Writer I wish to be happy, therefore I am

A lifetime of seasons


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birdyodell
birdyodell Gifted Writer various forms of very few words

Birthday Girl

Would you make a wish if you could? How long would you wait to make it?

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lizardofawes
lizardofawes Community member

Old Men and Rainy Days

i wish i were the rain. a drizzle, no a downpour

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astromemeking
astromemeking your local schizophrenic dude

Running

sometimes i wonder what kids are always running from. (this is more an existential crisis than anything else we can live with that though, right?)

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queenofthebugs
queenofthebugs Poetry of hope for a better world

Once Young

Art reference: Ariadne, by Giorgio de Chirico

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hypersl0w
hypersl0w notes on the commonplace

When We Age

Why do the years go faster when we age?

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