Retirement Poetry Poems

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


Premium MemberReflections of a Penurious Poet by Jim Slaughter
My IQ has not been bested
Since my mother had me tested
And learned when I was four years old I was a prodigy.
At Yale I nailed...

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Categories: humor, introspection, me, poetry,

Premium MemberTips For Modern Poetry by Curtis Moorman
TIPS FOR MODERN POETRY TO BUDDING POETS OF ALL AGES

Dear Budding (novice) Poet: First of all, welcome to the wonderful world of 'word weaving'! Second,...

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Premium MemberWith Heartfelt Appreciation to Poetry Soup and Soupers by Gershon Wolf
At the age of but ten, I didn't open a lemonade stand
  I was afraid to ask my dad for permission

At the age of...

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Categories: poetry, appreciation, friendship love, how

A Home in Eden by Gideon Foli

Adam's Home was a garden not the White House 
It was constructed as a palace for the first spouse 
Its builder and draughtsman being God
On earth...

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Categories: poetry, beauty, first love, garden,

Savoring The Passing Scene by David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic
Today I'll just watch
the passing scene
And attempt to absorb
And savor its strident vibe

Today I’ll just be:

A dispassionate observer
of the Human condition
Watching the game
from the side

Taking...

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Categories: poetry, baby, emotions, environment, perspective,

Premium MemberRomantic Tangles by Gerald Dillenbeck
They were loyal sisters.
The older
was also more fair,
prettier in an Original Barbie kind of way.

She had been sick
when her younger,
darker,
more tomboy sister
met and first desired
my...

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Categories: poetry, age, betrayal, death, family,

Premium MemberSaturday Night by Gerald Dillenbeck
It's another Saturday night
ending this week
as started
alone again.

I came here
almost two years ago
to my retirement hermitage
but oddly,
and often uncomfortably,
shared with my hurt kids,
mental and physical...

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Categories: poetry, age, health, loneliness, meaningful,

Premium MemberInside Outdoor Voices by Gerald Dillenbeck
Just as honesty plants seeds of integrity
so too
vulnerability plants seeds of honesty.

My primary vocation
in this my gay grandfatherly retiring age
is to parent mindbody challenged adolescents
of...

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Categories: poetry, environment, family, health, love,

Difference by Dalton Ogletree
5/20/17



Consider this
Trying to make a difference
Instead of showing ignorance

Regardless of if we're able to relate
I'm willing to do what it takes
Instead of letting it all...

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Categories: poetry, integrity, journey, life, meaningful,

B8-POEM 27 WIND VISION by Jerry Wells
POEM 27 WIND VISION 


THE WINS DO BLOW THE AWAY THE 

CLOUDS TO FOR TO SEE.



IN THE CLOUDS I SEE WHAT 

WAITING FOR ME.



THE HOPE...

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Categories: poetry, baby, bible, desire, future,

Matching Suit by Louis Borgo
Some one once told me the most valuable thing is a education because it, 

Something that no one could every take from you,

My dad was...

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Categories: poetry, art, love,

Bright Tomorrows by curtis johnson
BRIGHT TOMORROW                       ...

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Categories: poetry, analogy, appreciation, change, christian,

Premium MemberIn Our Town by Gerald Dillenbeck
In my town
the spiritual warriors conjoined our nature conservancy advocates,
our homeless entertainers and mystics incarnated all the green organic dreams of the food righteousness brigade,

Eternal...

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Categories: poetry, community, culture, environment, health,

A would be good poet by khumbo kathumba
I am a would be "poet".
I guess you know what I mean
"poppet".
I got my minds made up to my God 
at this "moment".
Evil things, bad...

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Premium MemberRevolutionary Plutocracy by Gerald Dillenbeck
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
within,
whether we...

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Categories: poetry, health, love, political, science,

Premium MemberGrazing the Garden by Gerald Dillenbeck
I retired a couple years ago
and decided to take a gardening class
because otherwise I probably would starve
even with food stamps,
given my retirement plan
was mainly to...

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Categories: poetry, age, garden, humor, poverty,

MY OWN by Rainbow Promise
 
FREE EPIC VERSE

what a poor and meager place,
set aside for old age and retirement.
what a struggle with little mouths to feed!

did ever a person...

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Categories: environment, poetry,

Second Opinions by curtis johnson
SECOND  OPINIONS
By Curtis Johnson

It seemed so clear and plain to me that those urges for repetitive behaviors and tendencies were hard to tame.

It seemed...

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Categories: poetry, age, analogy, farewell, future,

Squirrel Watching by curtis johnson
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Categories: poetry, animal, beauty, nature,

Premium MemberVegas Be Damned by John lawless
Vegas be Damned!


Vegas took him off the board at 80.
As the cards were dealt each day, passersby
would swear the deck was stacked –
against him. ...

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Categories: poetry, journey, life, success,