Dark Retirement Poems

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


Premium MemberNineseventeenpm by Dale Gregory Cozart
As the second hand ticks away my breaths
a half-clad moon catches my eye.
Was a time when I might've seen
the ghost of half-eaten melon,
but I'm older...

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Categories: age, retirement,

A Sleepover by Abdul Malik
If I but find a deep dark cave in some remote a cove
Oh, I’ll curl up on a bed of leaves and hibernate like the...

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Categories: retirement,



Depression is a Spirit Troll by Alison Wimmer
The worst part is waking up
With wispy, fleeting, figments of anxious dream
Looking at the clock and realizing
It doesn’t matter what time it is anymore
Then there’s...

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Categories: depression, loneliness, retirement,

His time has come by The Moustached Bard
He walks about in the night, with veined arms and blood stained claws,
Running from the ghosts haunting his past , escaping death's jaws.

The healing factor...

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Categories: retirement, age, allegory, dark, life,

Premium MemberWho is that man in the mirror by John Hamilton
Who is that man staring back at me in the mirror?
I keep looking and searching, analyzing that mans
reflection, and he keeps doing the same thing.

Who...

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Categories: retirement, emotions, introspection, longing, old,

The Loneliest Man by Cameron Boyd
how quiet it must have been
for you, michael collins...
how calm it must have seemed
for you, michael collins...
how tranquil you must have felt
up there alone
with no...

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Categories: retirement, celebrity, loneliness, memory, night,

Nap's Transition to Sleep by Tony Driskell
Days and nights napping to sleep.
Night after night to day again, life is becoming shorter and shorter.
Day time naps seem to be getting longer and...

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Categories: retirement, dark, dedication, depression, dream,

Oh Spring Day by James Fredholm
I was wrong about spring, 
for all those months I painted the blame on winter’s dark face.  
Wave after wave of cold cloudy, darkening...

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Categories: hope, retirement,

Dementia by Laura Hamilton
He was always so happy
strong and bold.
He'd give you the shirt off of his back.
Tough.
Independent.
He had a rough life
growing up through the depression,
but like he...

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Categories: retirement, angel, art, beauty, caregiving,

Reflections: Midlife Crisis by Dan Keir
P     aranoia permeates, etching itself into your fractured face,
A     cacophony of constant pressure; life remains a stressful...

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Categories: retirement, adventure, angst, autumn, business,

Solitude: To Yoda, An Ode by Dan Keir
Green bark a prism creates,
Feel the pull of earth, you must.

Rotates, a slime of endless hates,
Can hold me not, this world’s crust.

Friendship’s ties, isolation Deflates,
Succumbs,...

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Categories: retirement, adventure, angst, confusion, dark,

Winter Depression by Udaya R. Tennakoon
Bearable winter 
Blanket covered cold
Attacked by white Gas   of
Fallen Snow
 
But unbearable silent
Cripples into the home
Like a snake
To live with loneliness

Get Scattered past
Comes...

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Categories: retirement, dark, depression, grief, lost