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Retirement Narrative Poems

These Retirement Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about Retirement. These are the best examples of Narrative Retirement poems written by international poets.


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...

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Categories: angel, courage, creation, friendship,



Government and Medicine
Our Governments 
when they started
invested in railways
invested in telephones

Invested in Dams
Invested in hospitals
creating jobs
creating employment

creating growth
creating development
yet modern governments said
we can't run companies 

Sold your...

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Categories: humanity, philosophy,

Premium Member Best in Retirement
Best in retirement.

There comes a joy, a contentment not had before in life.

The struggles in life about over, the ordeals mostly gone.

Sweet surrender it is...

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Categories: retirement,

A Life Changing 'Misdial'

A Life Changing Misdial

One of my favorite poems is Robert Frost’s “Road Not Taken”, which I read for the first time in high school. ...

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Categories: adventure, change, chicago, education,

Theater chess, part 1
1#
i entered mysterious space – endless multidimensional maze
in the old city theater

with index finger on the wall i'm drawing blooming flowers
soft light they spread must...

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Categories: destiny, longing, retirement, soldier,

Roses, The Beauty And The Blood
Roses, the Beauty and the Blood
By Curtis Johnson

Nearly four years ago, we sold our home where we had lived for nearly fifteens years. That was...

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Categories: care, color, flower, garden,

Li Na Tennis Superstar
Li Na Tennis Champion

Asians in general sat up to take notice when from the vastness of China arose a tennis great…
Never mind it was a...

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Categories: appreciation, celebrity, community, dedication,

Premium Member The Golden Handshake


Like to be back in the work force again

Contributing my talents to the fray

Never wanted retirement to come along

Sure wish I was still active today

Nothing's...

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Categories: age,

Premium Member Afternoon Naps


Is there any better sleep than an afternoon nap?

I think not, my Soup friendlies

Hands down, it's like I imagine what heaven is like

Not that I'm...

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Categories: happiness,

Premium Member Life's Little Secrets


Jack is my name, laughter is my game

If I can make just one person giggle

It's mission accomplished for me

It's my goal in life in my...

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Categories: health,

Premium Member A Sea Of Nothingness


Some days are diamonds

Some days are pure do-do

Today was a totally do-do day

I'm sure everyone has them every once in awhile

But mine are a lot...

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Categories: happiness, life,

Premium Member Don't Go to Wyoming Alone
He's a versatile "man of all trades,"
pursues anything new, virtually self-made.
He's a photographer, a minister and a poet,
immerses himself totally but before you know it

he's...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: africa, farm, flying, humorous,

Premium Member Life Is Short


Life sure is short

Was just getting into the swing of it

When WHAM... the so called Golden Years

Reared up and belted me on the side of...

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Categories: life,

Premium Member Crap, Poop, And All That Stuff


Hard to believe I'm slowing down

Never thought this day would ever come

Merrily cruising along

Oblivious to all the small changes

Suddenly I'm forgetting things

Or how to do...

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Categories: age, retirement,

About My Father - Albin - Who has passed away - So proud of you Dad - Greatest Labor Leader Ever
The following is about my beloved father Albin J. Gruhn who passed away at the age of 94 years young. I Love You Dad and...

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Categories: father, hero, leadership, life,

Premium Member Sweet


Woke up this morning, looked at the clock

Bleary eyed, thought it read 5:23

Way too early... turned over and went back to sleep

Woke up again which...

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Categories: retirement,

Aged Decisions
“Birth day” is the actual day one exits from the womb, (thereafter, “birthday”, is but a colloquialism for the anniversary of that birth).  Well...

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© Jack Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, anniversary, birthday, care,

Premium Member Ways To Avoid Running Out Of Money During Retirement


Ways to avoid running out of money

During your retirement years

Do not drink anything but tap water

Do not eat regular store bought food

Eat leaves and grass...

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Categories: future, money,

Premium Member Life's A Hoot


Today is the first day of the rest of our lives

No matter how much time we have left

A sobering thought as we reach our golden...

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Categories: happiness, life,

Premium Member Remaining Active


When is a newsletter not a newsletter

When it's full colour and 36 pages long

Approximately 8 years ago

Began designing what was then

An 4 page black and...

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Categories: retirement,