Body Parts

A Collection of Poems About Aging

by Janet Cameron Hoult


Book Details

Poems about Aging>

When you lose your hair and your hearing and your vision, it’s hard to find any humor in these all too human conditions. These poems were written from experience and, believe me, if you can laugh about aging body parts, you can handle the other problems life hands you. So read, enjoy and laugh!


Book Excerpt


Now that we are growing old

And see life whizzing by

We wish that we could slow it down

Gain time before we die

Do all the things we didn’t do

Take trips we didn’t take

Squeeze in a lot of living

Before it gets too late

To move and think the way we’d like

With bodies much less agile

As each day comes we’re more aware

That we’ve grown much more fragile

But even though we feel our age

And think that life's a pox

Remember the alternative –

We could be in a box!


About the Author

Janet Cameron Hoult

Professor Emerita at California State University, Los Angeles, Janet has lived and traveled all over the world - high school in Iran, universities in Lebanon, France and the United States, teaching assignments in Germany, Korea, Japan, Thailand and China.

Now in her 70s, Dr. Hoult and her husband, Charley, live in Southern California with their two dogs and continue their adventures chasing solar eclipses, mentoring student rocketeers and visiting their grandchildren and great grandchild. The author's proceeds from the sale of this book will go to the CSULA Emeriti Association scholarship endowed in memory of her son, David Cameron Fisher.

Also by Janet Cameron Hoult

Where Did the Sun Go?
Body Language
Going to the Dogs and Other Critters
Culver City's Centennial Poetry Collection
Juggling with Janet
Jaunts with Janet
Journeys with Charley and Beyond
Journeys with Charley and Beyond_eBook


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