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Long Retirement Poems

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An Uppercut I Remember
Dad hit me only once, an upper cut to the solar plexus. It nearly lifted me off my feet. I was 17 then and already fairly tall, 6’1.” He was 48 and of medium height,...

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Categories: retirement, father son,
Form: Blank verse

Premium Member Our EarthCafe CoOp
In one sense,
the Cafe CoOp
started as my therapeutic retirement dream.

in quite another
the CoOp goes back to when I was eight,
and I thought,
assumed really,
everyone indulged in Thought Experiments
about what would my optimal Eden Paradise.
restoring peace and...

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Categories: business, education, games, health, humor, integrity, retirement,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member THE JOURNEY
Once upon a weedy lawn
At Cedar Oaks Retirement Home
There sat my mother, weak and old
On an afghan knit to block the cold.

It was summer, but in mom's grey eyes
Was winter, when all around us dies.

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Categories: retirement, appreciation, child, daughter, devotion, family, forgiveness, mom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Indignation 1-6-21
How dare you desecrate the Capitol with urine and feces!
Even filthy pigs refuse to defecate near their own dwelling place.
How dare you flaunt confederate flags, grim reminders of our bloody history, 
Alongside swastikas, hate symbols...

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Categories: retirement, anger, discrimination, emotions, hurt, prejudice, racism, violence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 15-24, More Poet's Notes
Note to Readers of Previous Versions:
There are so many new vignettes scattered throughout the poem that I hope you will reread the whole thing! There are many new GEMS, improvements to previous verses and improved...

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Categories: retirement, adventure, beauty, friendship, innocence, love, mentor,
Form: Quatrain

Premium Member Remember When
Remember when you were very young,                             ...

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Categories: retirement, fun, games, life, love, remember, today, youth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member I Want A Doggy
Oh how I want a doggy, 
a bundle of love and fur.                       ...

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Categories: retirement, dog, friend, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Interview - for Contest
This situation has no basis in reality; in fact, it is ludicrously unreal. However, the likes and dislikes shown of its author are completely true!

Scene: A comfortable office where Andrea Dietrich is finishing up with...

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Categories: retirement, fantasy,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Brace For Impact
We were off,                                ...

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Categories: retirement, car, kid, red, snow, vacation, weather, winter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member When You Call The Lord -The Piroutte Style

~ When  You  Call  The  Lord ~
( Piroutte )

In Him find Love, Hope, Peace
In trouble call His name
He'll respond Your call
Come in heart, live in you
When you call the Lord is...

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Categories: retirement, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Charming Patterns

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Categories: retirement, career, christian, marriage,
Form: Free verse
Inxs of poison from iron maiden scorpion mamma and ac dc charged aries papa
Inxs of poison from iron maiden scorpion mamma and ac/dc charged aries papa

Although gainfully unemployed 
(fate now finds me receiving 
social security disability – 
for approximately 
the last baker's dozen years -
the yeast divine intercession...

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Categories: retirement, 12th grade, abuse, anger, anxiety, atheist, bullying,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Revolutionary Plutocracy
Those who get,
get more.
Those who want,
want more.

Evolution is not survival of the fittest species,
but thrival of the greatest fit with least endosymbiotic change required
whether we speak of polycultural enrichment
or meta-paradigmatic revolutions in understanding multicultural enrichment.


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Categories: retirement, health, love, political, science, wisdom, integrity,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Fairy
Come look come see,                               ...

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Categories: retirement, crazy, dream, humor, sister, tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unforgettable Places - Acts
I have so many places/acts dear to my heart
I’m just dying to share some with you
Not to boast, I but honor them, all played a part,
I'm sure helped to bring me in your view!

Tell me...

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Categories: retirement, appreciation, blessing, family, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member What's Love Got To Do With It
I started out life as Anna Mae Bullock,                           ...

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Categories: retirement, child, cry, hurt, music, song, woman, world,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member A Party In The Snow
2020 has been a year of blue,                            ...

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Categories: retirement, blue, christmas, cry, fun, new years day,
Form: Rhyme
The Mountain Goat
The noise aboard the motor boat reminds me that I was not alone
The high perspiration smell from the young couple sitting beside me
caused me to remember the green wood’s in Virginia and the squirrels
chasing each...

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Categories: retirement, angel, courage, creation, friendship, leadership, love, missing,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Reflection On An Aging Nomad
I finally finished retiring four years ago,
a process that started in my mid-fifties
due to late adopting kids with special needs,
including needs for me to be home
to personally walk them on,
harness them in,
and wheel them back...

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Categories: age, health, integrity, relationship, religion, retirement, river,
Form: Political Verse
A Stranger in the Soup Kitchen Spills the Beans
I have a friend, old and retired, who keeps busy helping the poor. Let's call him Ted because he wants to remain anonymous. Some of his ideas, he says, wouldn’t make many of his neighbors...

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Categories: retirement, poverty,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Mobile in Alabama
Those were such happy days, for I had lately been deeded a farm,
My aunt and uncle were retiring, so tillage had lost its charm.

Since they were childless, and to a retirement community bound,
It seemed I...

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Categories: retirement, beauty, dream, home, imagery, night, sleep, travel,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Niitthaar Perumai, the Fundamental Role of the Ascetic, Canto 3 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar
Niithaar Perumai, the Fundamental Role of Ascetics, Canto 26 of the Thirukkural, the Tamil Classical Treatise on Ethics, Translation and Commentary by T. Wignesan 

[Given the scarcity of information (mostly conflicting even then) on the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: education, humanity, life, philosophy, retirement, tamil,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member The Light
Quote By Poet: "Some pets are people in fur coats"

I had a calling,                     ...

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Categories: retirement, child, dad, dog, love, sleep, true love,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Twelve Months

Spring is here,                                ...

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Categories: retirement, autumn, bird, new year, snow, spring, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Christmas in Heaven
This year,                                 ...

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Categories: retirement, angel, beauty, flower, friend, pain, song, yellow,
Form: Rhyme