Depression Retirement Poems

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


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,

Golden Years by Donna Ahsinger
Oh what's so good about the golden years?
Kids are grown and gone away.
Still there's no time to play.
Once in awhile they'll stop in to say,
have...

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Categories: retirement, age, change, depression, humor,



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,

It Showed Up by carl jent
Didn't see it, creeping in door
at first, wasn't bothered much
chill appeared, quite pondered
emptiness, a painless touch.

Daytime now resembles dusk
no birds welcome light of morn
bad news...

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Categories: retirement, age, depression, emotions, grief,

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,

In the Cold Pallor Of Night by Kunda Chamatete
O Lord, I bring not calf nor my first child,
My palms are empty and my pride is hollow.
Leaves have fallen with this winter that has...

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Categories: retirement, deep, depression, life, old,

Retirement by Kedar kate
I had completed 60 years,
It was my time to retire,
From my 40 years of service,
From 40 years of honesty,
40 years of struggle,
40 years  of...

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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,

One Man's Retirement by Mary Guckian
In Oxford we watched for three months
the old man, his leg in plaster,
lean against the wall outside the building
where the Simon people cared for him.

He...

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Categories: retirement, addiction, depression, england, loneliness,

One Man's Retirement by Mary Guckian
In Oxford we watched for three months
the old man, his leg in plaster,
lean against the wall outside the building
where the Simon people cared for him.

He...

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Categories: retirement, addiction, depression, england, loneliness,

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,

Reflections by Gary Kraidman
When I think of all I've done
Plans that kept me on the run
I kind of wonder every day
How I pissed my time away
In my thirties...

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Categories: retirement, angst, depression, feelings, memory,

Numbed And Exhausted by Jecon B. Nadela
Just like closing a book without reading a page,
Or as to a child who is tired of being a kid;
Like a preacher that won’t stay...

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Categories: retirement, depression, desire, emotions, feelings,

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,

ROAD TO FSLT by tutuola michael
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Categories: art, depression, retirement, war,

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