Farewell Retirement Poems

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


Farewell by shruti prabhu
Genteel and articulate, 
An inspiration you have been. 
Loyalty and Passion
In you, we have seen. 

Rising through ranks, 
Sweat blood all this while. 
Making your...

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Categories: retirement, farewell, goodbye, mentor, miss

No imagination no retirement by David Smith
I can't imagine what it must be like,
With no excuse to retire,
Never seeing a time for the boss to take a hike.

I can't imagine what...

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Categories: retirement, addiction, adventure, age, anniversary,



Premium MemberALMOST RETIRED by Line Gauthier


A glass, a sip
A chardonnay
Winding down after the long day
Leave it behind
All forgotten

Retiring soon
One day coming
Passing the baton, the madness
Years of abuse
About to end

Put up...

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Categories: retirement, dedication, endurance, farewell, games,

Last of a Dying Breed by Keith Dovoric
(for M.T.) 

Some days you wake up
You look in the mirror
You’re afraid of the fire
Afraid of the furor
Your heart skips gaily 
Over each error
Like the...

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Categories: retirement, age, education, humor, military,

The Hen House by MATTHEW harris
Cooped within ancient bodies, this inhabitant 
dwells amongst an elder net 
of crabby, crotchety, curmudgeonly claque 
of old folks, only a portion of population I...

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Categories: retirement, care, class, environment, farewell,

Thanks 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,

Buried by Eugene Harvey
wisdom
tombed in graveyards
of doubt

© Eugene Harvey
...

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Categories: retirement, farewell, goodbye, grave, old,

I love you Kobe by Cmack Estevez
April 14 , 2016        10  : 32 am
I love you Kobe
You were my hero.
Till the eight now...

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Categories: retirement, emotions, feelings, goodbye, hero,

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: retirement, age, analogy, farewell, future,

NO FAREWELL by GOBINDA SAHOO
No farewell
Crossing boundaries all
On and off the ground 
Testimony of breaking records
 In domains many as well
For whom responsibility 
And not simply duty was but...

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Categories: love, retirement, sports,

Retirement by David Wood
The final day done and now my Liberty Bell
No more work retirement is now for me
Others come to shake my hand to say farewell
Oh now...

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When A Teacher Retires Part 2 by KENG CHUAN SENG
When A Teacher Retires....

Beloved students they suffer a loss and feel deep regret..
For the loss of accumulated knowledge they can no longer get...
It pains me...

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Categories: retirement, appreciation, blessing, celebration, dedication,

When a Teacher Retires by KENG CHUAN SENG
The Show Must Go On....

The program has been meticulously drawn up...
Planned to the smallest detail to ensure no slip up..
The performers are primed, lined up...

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Categories: retirement, celebration, farewell, inspirational, moving

Premium MemberRESPECTED by Jeffrey Lee
No need to brag
Jeter #2 was born to play and win; now that’s swag
For twenty years he has been the face of the MLB
Games played...

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Categories: baseball, goodbye, retirement, sports,

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,

Retirement From Poetrysoup by Bj Fard
I hereby retire from this website, poetrysoup.
Thank you so much for reading my poems through
the years, and the awesome comments. I have fulfilled
my obligations to...

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Categories: retirement, age, art, dedication, farewell,

From The National Poet Of Slovenia In A Language People Understand - THE RUINS OF THE ANCIEN REGIME by Julian Bohan



Farewell, then, AUKN boss,
The next this year makes three.
By the time they find a substitute,
Slovenes will be at sea.

He tried to cover his behind;
AUKN boss...

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Categories: retirement, absence, allegory, analogy, animal,

A Hug's Breath by Seosamh De Burca


Silent tears as friends hug restricted bodies,
Lingering awkward silences for moments long gone.
A hugs breath on his cheek as friends leave him alone,
Lingering smoke and...

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Categories: retirement, best friend, farewell, feelings,

The Beach of Promises by Scribbler Of Verses
The Beach of Promises


1.


Fingers entwined, barely touching,
turquoise waters teasing your dancing toes,

strolling along that serene deserted beach,
our promised dreams within aching reach.


2.


Hands clasped, holding on,
sea-breezes...

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Categories: retirement, allegory, art, beach, beautiful,