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Family Retirement Poems

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


Premium MemberTropical Getaway - singable version by Mark J. Halliday
Carpooling in the Monday traffic jam
Pondering what we are and who I am
Now that we finally raised a family
Is there anything left just for you...

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Categories: retirement, angst, imagery, love, marriage,

Premium MemberRetirement Planning by Gerald Dillenbeck
Retirement planning
may feel like civilian re-entry planning
as from-above ballistics continue heavy incoming
so persuasively my objective is not to win outside
but to get home safe again...

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Categories: retirement, earth, health, history, humanity,



Premium MemberI Will Go To Jail Instead of A Nursing Home by Caren Krutsinger
During lunch I announced when I retire I am going to go to jail.
What?
Jail, I repeated. I will rob a bank or something.
The three others...

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Categories: grandparents, retirement,

Dance Or Dangle by curtis johnson
The road was mostly broad and straight with ample lanes.               ...

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Categories: retirement, celebration, change, dance, family,

Enjoying Retirement by Dave Timperley
My childhood was a troublesome time,
My mind built walls too hard to climb.
My memories from that distant past,
My life made me feel like an outcast.
I...

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Categories: family, retirement,

A Spider's Concern by Mike Gentile
It’s hard to let go

We spend our lives building connection
A web of family, friends, business associates
And we fight to hold on, grow and succeed
Behavior so...

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Categories: how i feel, retirement,

Premium MemberDreamer Cafe by Gerald Dillenbeck
Dear Franklin St. Four,

We have not met
but, no,
I'm not hoping to take money
or assets
away from you.

Quite the contrary.
Your rental building,
with four residential second and third...

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Categories: retirement, caregiving, dream, earth, education,

Premium MemberMy Retirement Years by Jack Ellison

Can't say that I'm comfortable with old age

but I'm trying my best to adapt

everyone gets there eventually and I wonder

if everyone goes through the same...

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Categories: retirement, age,

Premium MemberWhere Did The Years Go by Tom Cunningham
Remember years ago, when you were fit
Now you can't stand too long, before you have to sit
And all the times that you ran to catch...

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Categories: age, old, retirement,

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,

Lemonade Please by curtis johnson
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Categories: retirement, christian, courage, endurance, faith,

Premium MemberThanks For Your Help by Bernard Chan
All her belongings fitted into a suitcase and a small carry-on bag.

After 18 years, my helper was going home for good.

During those years, not a...

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Categories: retirement, appreciation, family, goodbye, loss,

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: retirement, environment, family, health, love,

Dementia by Elle Smith
My head is in muddle,
my words are in a blur.
I see things in the shadows,
but nothing is really there.
I have no concept of time,
or even...

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Categories: retirement, anxiety, family, memory, my

Premium MemberWild Birds and Nutsy by Sunlite Wanter
Wild Birds and Nutsy

There still is beauty in the lengthy life,
Tho no longer glamorous corporate strife,
Grief and relief fall on first lonely days,
Staring outside at...

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Categories: age, appreciation, retirement,

No Shame by Lenna Walker
I may seem lazy, I may seem lame
I surely have myself to blame.

My past life a constant struggle
I shy away in my own bubble.

I don't...

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Categories: age, allusion, life, retirement,

A Poverty of Activities by Tom Locraft III
No meaningful activities.
Not now, not for years.
Many people I see totally bored.
Filling time, wasting time.

   I read good books.
   I like...

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Categories: retirement, change, culture, family, film,

Mum by Sunshine White
At mine she forgot her jacket and her phone,
All over Christmas and New Year she’s been on her own,
I found the phone today,
Returning home after...

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Categories: retirement, birthday, december, emotions, family,

Premium MemberA Firefighter One Might See by Chelcie Darling

A little girl I stand, awakened early morning hour.
The sound of shuffles preparing, for coffee one will scour.

Muffled voice all too familiar, for only one...

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Categories: retirement, angel, dad, dedication, family,

Seaside Dream by Robin Silver
The seaside...now there is a place I like to be,
To get away from the city the neighbours and some family,
To lay on the beach without...

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Categories: adventure, beach, dream, retirement,