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Death Retirement Poems

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


Premium MemberThe Retirement Home The Final Stop by Maurice Rigoler
From my window I watch the furniture van 
drive up to the front entrance: one more occupant,
one more elderly, one more transient. 

For most, it...

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Categories: death, retirement,

Premium MemberWho Do You Think You Are by Curtis Moorman
WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE

I am a 'good ol' boy' from Georgia
Who makes an effort to write poetry
I enter contests and sometimes win
But if...

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Categories: retirement, death of a friend,



I Scream by Rico Leffanta
The stars outshine a pale moonbeam
We try in vain to touch our dream
We live each day
To hope and pray
We shall end it all with ice...

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Categories: retirement, death, depression, food, life,

Premium MemberOur EarthCafe CoOp by Gerald Dillenbeck
In one sense,
the Cafe CoOp
started as my therapeutic retirement dream.

But,
in quite another
the CoOp goes back to when I was eight,
and I thought,
assumed really,
everyone indulged in...

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Categories: retirement, business, education, games, health,

Weathered Old Biker by Di Shaughnessy
OLD WEATHERED BIKER

Come sit by my side and stories be told
of bikes and good times on open road
Winding our way to destinations desired
under wind, rain...

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Categories: retirement, adventure, age, for him,

Trump Healthcare by Rico Leffanta
America's seniors
Paid their taxes when due
But retired on pensions
That favored the few

Now County Clerks
Have made that quite clear
Under "Cause of Death:"
(Enter your Senator here) 

...

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Categories: retirement, abuse, betrayal, discrimination, grandparents,

From Where I Drift by Morgan Kramer
From where I drift from my old home, the roads
And places that I roam, I stay at peace.
Never can a word of a soul release
My...

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Categories: retirement, conflict, death, deep, desire,

Old Age by JJ Hammer
OLD AGE


Do you ever wonder where the years have all gone?
The roller coaster ends and you hope to hop back on
We are older now and...

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Categories: retirement, age, children, god, old,

Premium MemberRetirement- A Time to Rest by Funom Makama
Hibernation collects the highest rank
calmness, walloping in the coolest hole
sleep possesses wealth in the biggest bank
activity in a minimal role
tough muscles on old age can't...

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Categories: holiday, life, retirement,

Burning Passion turned Fire by Paul Machintosh
Here comes the stormy fire,
Burned out my desire,
Racing against my chest, my hearts pacing,
Beating the pulse to a pulp, draining me dry,
Now’s the time to...

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Categories: absence, goodbye, retirement, romantic,

Oh, What Am I Going To Do , Today by Roderick Molasar
Oh, what am I going to do, today?
I've got so much time on my hands that I
Will simply go mad if I don't find a...

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Categories: retirement, anxiety, confusion, depression, introspection,

What does Maisie smile about by Cheryl Darby
What Does Maisie Smile About?

(or A Tale of 3 Ladders)

“I wonder what Maisie smiles about, 
when she stares out of her window?”asks Jane, 
the new...

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Categories: retirement, age, death, grandmother, heaven,

So Words Become by Tom Hitt
So words become; the order of the day
and order of the day becomes
the soldiered meaning of all work and play,
the ever present, beating drums.

Then words...

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Categories: retirement, allegory, allusion, death, introspection,

Confession of a silent Artist by Young King sa
Creative writers are never given flowers while they still breathing poetry.

Biters wait patiently for the last breath to pay their respect and get paid with...

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Categories: retirement, absence, anger, caregiving, hero,

Sequestration by Don Schaeffer


(This is an evolving story. I keep adding verses until I'm done.)



When I was 
eighty-two, 
I went to live alone 
knowing the money would 
forever...

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Categories: farewell, future, retirement, planet,

Morning mocks, evening wars by Abdulhafeez Oyewole
Morning mocks, evening 
wars make better strive
If must overcome heels 
in this roster
There are much beliefs in 
everlasting live.

Pieces and splits are rigid 
when alive
Devils'...

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Categories: retirement, caregiving, death, earth day,

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,

Premium MemberMy Final Exit by Billy TheKidster
I'm dying and I'm angry because it isn't fair,
and with my family, friends and loved ones this news I will not share.
It's hell for me...

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Categories: retirement, death, suicide, life, me,

Retirement Time by Lee Ramage
“a little time to give... a little time to live, time always means so much”

Before I knew it, I could retire, everyone said it would...

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Categories: retirement, caregiving, death, love, sad,