Free 40th Birthday Poems
Free 40th Birthday Poems
Looking for some 40th ideas, here you will find free 40th birthday poems to give any loved one, friend or colleague a great 40th birthday surprise.
For a great 40th idea why not consider adding a 40th poem to your card or even your gift tag and brighten up the birthday boy's face (or girl)
Some consider a 40th birthday a milestone, some may refer to it as being over the hill, however you look at it, saddened or just happy to get there, here we offer poems and some great 40th ideas to hopefully help out !
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Free 40th Birthday Card Poems - Part 1
Funny 40th birthday poems
Here are two poems, it might be fun if you mix and match the verse's between them to make your own!
The Ripe Young Age Of Forty
Aren't you tired of all the jokes
Of the people yelling "lordy, lordy"
All because you're turning
the ripe young age of forty?
Oh how you thought you knew it all
Well, you sure as heck knew plenty
And you put it all to use real good
At the ripe old age of twenty
And when it came to romance
You were awfully awfully flirty
No one could hold a candle to you
When you were all of thirty
But now they say you're older
And breaking down doesn't feel so nifty
But how much worse will it be
In ten years when you turn fifty?
Yes, you still have aches and pains
Always asking the doctor to "please fix me"
Could you please stop your whinin' though?
You sound like you've just turned sixty!
Well, take a deep breath and relax my friend
And tonight when you drift off into slumber
Forget about having just turned forty
Afterall, it's just a number
How old are you
As we age and get older
Some things become harder to do
But no one knows this near as much
As poor decrepit you
"How old are you" comes the question
And you simply let out a drawn out sigh
It's not from depression or a bad mood
It's just so hard to count that high
If your age was a paycheck
You would be a rich man
If your age was a bank account
You could buy a large tract of land
If your age was the temperature
You'd be suffering from heat stroke
If your age was a comedian
It would tell an extremely old joke
If your age was your waist size
No pants would ever fit
If your age was a zookeeper
It would be so slow it would get bit
But forty isn't really all that old
You have way more future than you have past
Your body may be slowing down, that's true
But, relax, your mind was really never fast
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40th Birthday Quotes
Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
At the age of 20, we don't care what the world thinks of us; at 30, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at 40, we discover that it wasn't thinking of us at all.
The first forty years of life give us the text: the next thirty supply the commentary.
Life begins at forty.
W. B. Pitkin
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
The I just woke up face of your 30's is the all day long face of your 40's.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
Bernard M. Baruch
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Women deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of twenty eight and forty
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
Middle age is when you still believe you'll feel better in the morning.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that'll get you home earlier.
They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body.
Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative.
Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.
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Free 40th Birthday Poems - Part 2
More Free 40th Birthday Poems
So big deal you're getting older
An invading army wears lots of camouflage
They don't need to look trendy or even sporty
But then there is you on the other hand
Doing your best to not look forty
Your new hairstyle is top notch
The color couldn't be bolder
But it can't hide the fact
That yes, you are getting older
Your new face lift is undetectable
Or so you'd like to think
People keep wondering if your skull is getting larger
Or if your skin is prone to shrink
Your wardrobe surely needs some attention
It's as if you dress like your house has no mirrors
And just like the famous Haley's Comet
Some of your clothing has not been seen in years
So big deal you're getting older
It isn't any reason for you to sulk
And who cares that you have to purchase
Your wrinkle remover in bulk
So, embrace your age proudly now
And face the world with a new hunger
And if all else fails and you're feeling down
Just try dating someone who is much younger
Your fortieth birthday
So your depressed and oh-so saddened
And maybe feeling a little sickly
All because your fortieth birthday
Is approaching rather quickly
You're all stressed out and mortified
You think life will never be the same
Up till now your life's been fascinating
And you're worried that after 40 it'll be lame
You need to relax and get on with your life
In the end, your worries are not all that real
Its just a birthday like all the others
So what if you can remember the inventing of the wheel
So embrace your friends and thank the well-wishers
That sing "Happy Birthday" to you like they were a choir
And when they light the candles on your cake
Pray and hope they don't start your home on fire
It doesn't matter what your personality is
Whether your casual, serious, deep thinking, or sporty
You might as well enjoy the party
Because what's the alternative to turning forty?
So cheer up my friend, it could be so much worse
And in the end, everything will be just fine
Because remember the only true way to avoid turning forty
Is to die at thirty-nine
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Poems Submitted By Others
Even more poems for 40th birthday
Over The Hill At Forty
So it's your fortieth birthday;
Four decades have gone and passed.
They say when you get older,
Time goes twice as fast.
I wouldn't know, of course,
Since I am still quite young,
But for you, the music is over;
Your last song has been sung.
You're just over the hill at forty;
You went down without a fight.
Time rushes on, and soon
That "hill" will be out of sight!
Happy Birthday Anyway!
By Joanna Fuchs
Well congratulations (name)
On getting to the big four-0,
It looks like its been a hard life,
And boy does it show.
OK, so now your 40,
Theres no need for despair,
Its just a fact of your life,
Your gonna' start to loose your hair.
The wrinkles, they will start to show,
You may ache from head to toe,
Don't take it as a 40th blow,
It started long ago.
So congratulations again my friend,
I'm about coming to the end,
Unfortunately it's a well known fact,
Your gonna' beat me to the bend.
Submitted by Chrissy via the guestbook. We have titled this one, simply congratulations. Many thanks Chrissy, please let us know if we could assist back in any way