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Life Retirement Poems

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


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,
although...

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

Premium MemberI Cannot Retire I Am Eating by Caren Krutsinger
Three snow days in a row have changed my mind
about retirement for me. I can never do it now. 
I am not ready and I...

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Categories: hilarious, retirement,



Premium MemberGot to go by harry horsman
I stand here and implore you to believe me
No, I am not Jack White 
Although you say I’m a liar
This shaking all over, is over
I’m...

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Categories: nostalgia, retirement,

Remember the Day by Billy Jones
Can You Remember the day
 a time when you were young
 you could go and play

 feeling safe and no worries
 so much you wanted...

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Categories: age, retirement,

Premium MemberSet Sail in my Camper Van by Kevin Shaw
Set Sail in my Camper Van

This is it, this is the one,
This is my master plan,
When all the world is sleeping,
I set sail in my...

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Categories: desire, dream, fantasy, 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,

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,

Zero To 69 by curtis johnson
Zero to five. Can't say that I remember anything.
Five to seventeen.  School, work, play; see you later.
Seventeen to twenty-two. Working and going to college.
Twenty-two...

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Categories: age, life, retirement,

Premium MemberMy Life by Curtis Moorman
MY LIFE

Born in Dublin on Saint Patrick's Day
School; spelling champ; steady girl
Senior Prom; graduation; went away
Air Force career; traveled the world

Turkey; Germany; England; Japan
Korea; Vietnam;...

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Categories: career, military, retirement, soldier,

Premium MemberLet Me Have This Day by Greg Gaul
Ninety years already, life continues to amaze
Respecting elders - meaningful, polite phrase
Spent too much time living in a daze
Now I'm learning to maximize my days

Stifle...

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Categories: retirement, age, appreciation, care, feelings,

Premium MemberFREE by Line Gauthier


free to keep busy
retirement life
suiting her just fine



posted on August 16, 2018...

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Categories: retirement, freedom, inspiration, passion, perspective,

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,

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,

When Quiet Screams by Phyllis Phyl
like vinegar and baking soda combined
daily hustle bustle and grind — in caustic silence —erodes...  

precious time eroded in the rush to clear agendas
rushing...

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Categories: life, retirement,

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

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,

Premium MemberOn the Inside Looking Out by John Gondolf
I’m on the inside looking out
as springtime slowly flutters by;
my leisure time is in a drought,
and leaving me to wonder why
I work so hard when...

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Categories: angst, retirement, spring, work,

Premium MemberTHEY'LL ALL BE YESTERDAYS by Line Gauthier


Short weekends and long weekdays
School’s out then it’s onto résumés and workdays
Mondays dragging on through to Fridays
Long commutes on highways, subways and tramways 
Toiling for...

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Categories: life, nostalgia, perspective, retirement,

Premium MemberHE GAVE HIS JOB THE AX by Line Gauthier


My charming husband hails from Halifax
Where they make the world’s finest beeswax
For years he worked preparing income tax
Wearing a suit and tie with neatly pressed...

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Categories: husband, life, retirement, work,

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,