Original 80th Birthday Party Verses and other Excellent 80th Birthday ideas

some original 80th birthday party verse

Stuck writing 80th birthday party verses? Poetry works for almost all great occasions, and one great 80th birthday idea is to have an 80th birthday poem weaved into the occasion.

It may sound a little daunting to come up with 80th birthday party verses, but it need not be – a task is only as difficult as you imagine it to be.

There are lots of ways to choose verses that you can have at an 80th birthday party.

We wish you a happy birthday,
a happy year,
and all the love
your heart can hold...
because that's exactly
what you deserve.

Happy 80th Birthday

some more 80th birthday speech idea

One of the easiest and most straightforward is to go back to the era when the party boy or girl was still young and get a poem from back there. There must have been books that they read that had poetry in them – if necessary, raid their bookshelves and look for anything that looks like it was well loved.

You can easily tell. A page well-worn is one way. Look for poems that have been underlined. Look for scribbling on the margins of a page.

It means that that particular poem was read over and over again. Those are 80th birthday party verses that will take the birthday boy or girl back to a young and happy time even if for a few moments.

Eight decades and still ticking;
the bucket you won't be kicking
Here to stick around and tease,
poking fun at all he sees,
-Is he a man or the birthday 'boy'?
you bring so much joy!

80th birthday party verses don’t have to come from just poetry. They can also be from a well beloved song of back in the days.

There's no one quite like Grandma
And I know you will agree
That she always is a friend to you
And she's a friend to me
There's no one quite like Grandma
She's there in times of need
Before it's bedtime, on her knee
To us a book she'll read

Grandma, we love you
Grandma, we do

candles for an 80th party

Take the chorus and turn that into a poem and see how well it works, especially a chorus of a song that you know the birthday boy or girl loved. Make sure that you pick a song that celebrates life and love. In fact, you don’t have to stick to the chorus. You can write out the whole song as a poem and have it read, and then through-out the party, have the particular song play in the background. You will show that you are really out for this person to have a great time, just remembering what it was like then, and that it’s still just as good today, only different.

Using the initials of a name can be an inspiring way to think of an 80th birthday verse, and there's nothing in the book that says it has to rhyme!

Happy 80th Birthday Poem for Grandma

G is for gentle spirit
R eady for anything, and loves you to bits
A nytime you need a hug she'll give you it
N ever expects anything in return
D oesn't seem to care if you mess up things
M other of a mother - knows how it's done!
A nd she's cool - so celebrate her birthday


The other option for 80th birthday party verses is to write them out yourself or yourselves, and here, the more the merrier. There are people to whom this person is beloved. Imagine if you got them all to write a little verse about their thoughts and feelings about the person and then put this great medley together, had it printed out, nicely wrapped and handed out at the door?

May your spirit keep the freedom
of a butterfly in spring
and your heart be filled always
with the joys of simple things.
May your essence claim the freshness
of the new laid morning dew.
All of this...and more...
is my Birthday wish for you.

Make sure to get everybody’s name beneath each verse so that it’s clear whose sentiments are being expressed. Make sure that you read through each too, just to make sure that there is nothing in there that can upset anyone. And of course, you must get a mix of people to come up with these verses for you.

There are the sentimental types and then there realistic types and there are those who are full of humour. Mix them all together so that your eventual verse is as expressive as possible, but from a mix of people.




Make sure to get everybody’s name beneath each verse so that it’s clear whose sentiments are being expressed. Make sure that you read through each too, just to make sure that there is nothing in there that can upset anyone. And of course, you must get a mix of people to come up with these verses for you.

There are the sentimental types and then there realistic types and there are those who are full of humour. Mix them all together so that your eventual verse is as expressive as possible, but from a mix of people.

speedy 80th

Your are turning 80 and I would like to say,
How young you are in many ways.
20 years is fine, when your young and free.
40 years is good to a degree,
60 is fantastic just living your life.
80 years that's what I call a life.

Verse needs to be written as verse so if you're not sure how, ask or refer somewhere as to just how to get it right. Give those you expect verses from the instructions. If they are old, sit with them, let them speak and you write. It can be great fun.

80 gone and more to come
you always give us so much fun
We hope that you will still be here
In another 80 year

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