I'm Too Young To Be Seventy (The Decades of a Woman's Life #6)
Fans of Judith Viorst's funny, touching, and wise poems about turning thirty, forty, fifty, and sixty will love this new volume for the woman who deeply believes she is too young to be seventy, "too young in my heart a...more
The Sixth Grandchild:
Our number six has arrived,
The last but not the least.
How our happiness has increased since he made his debut.
How our family has increased. We used to be two
And now we ...more
The publisher's promo sums it up thus:- Viorst explores, among the many other issues of this stage of life, the state of our sex lives and teeth, how we can stay married though thermostatically incompatible, and the joys of grand-parenthood and shopping. Readers will ...more
She's written dozens of books for all ages, but this particular series tracks the stages of a woman's life, decade by decade -- and it is brilliant. I found "I'm Too Young to be 70" first, then went ba ...more
This book is about as short and the "poems" read a little like Stevie Smith channeling Erma Bombeck...
I zipped through the whole thing rather quickly. It's pleasant, mildly witty, occasionally insightful. A reader's snack to make you smile.