Fear Retirement Poems

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


Fear of Disappearing by Rhona McFerran
The older I get
the more I feel it
the slow and
constant fading
vibrant colors graying
my orbit decaying
spark of life dimmed

So I talk a little louder
a little too...

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Categories: retirement, age, how i feel,

Woodbury New Jersey whetstone one by matthew harris
 Woodbury, new jersey home 
   to me self since birth
my very late mother 
   (bless her long departed soul)

   slaved and...

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Categories: retirement, 10th grade, 11th grade,



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,

Premium MemberWhen Retirement Comes by Betty Janko
At first you’re free to spend your days
To roam the earth, if wealth obeys.
Choose not to do those daily tasks
Instead, out in the sun to...

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Categories: inspiration, life, retirement,

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,

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,

The Older We Grow by angel new
Time has a strange way of sliding by silently,when you are not watching,
Next thing you know it is a new year,that you have to survive...

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Categories: retirement, anniversary, care, emotions, family,

Premium MemberThe New Me by Jack Ellison


So now what, where do I go from here
I'm wandering around feeling a bit weird

People that I know don't know how to act
Thinking my spirits...

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Categories: retirement,

ECHOES OF THE HEART by john ngugi
The distant past
whishpers across
the lonelly valleys echo 
with fear and distrust
It captures the heart
And takes it to a ride
Their echoes sre heard
In that distant past
The...

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Categories: first love, relationship, retirement,

Retire my pen by Sarai Virden

Speak to me my muted heart
where went your rhyming ways
The voice of a hearts deepest hour  
in mysteries a soul explained

Is your rhythm lost...

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Categories: retirement, change, dance, poetess, poetry,

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,

Involuntary Retirement by Margeret Bailey
Our world is embarking on a destination
that is odd and strange, everyone has
learned to fear age,

Corporations are obssessed with youthfulness
and the ability to be cute,

They...

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Categories: retirement, business, introspection, people, political,