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  • 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
    And satin sandals, and sa...
    Jenny Joseph (b. 1932), British poet. Warning, Selected Poems [Jenny Joseph] (l. 1-4) (1992) Bloodaxe Books.
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  • isabel Storey (3/10/2014 3:42:00 AM)

    In case earlier message not getting through - am seeking your permission to include When I Grow Old at the end of a long short story 'Earning Purple which i plan to publish soon. isabeldorastorey at gmail dot com

  • Valentin Savin (1/14/2014 7:31:00 AM)

    I liked the poem though it sounds funny. Old people do not care much for being dressed as models. Sometimes they do not have money to buy new clothes and they prefer to put on something old and comfortable for them.

  • Claire Thomas (4/13/2013 2:20:00 PM)

    Great poem.I nurse patients with dementia and recognise this attitude to life.They are great and thats what keeps them going!

  • Carol Woodward (12/27/2012 10:43:00 AM)

    What a brilliant poem. I intend to do just that! Bring on the purple!

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