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 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,

Premium MemberAhhh Retirement by Jack Ellison


This life of retirement sure is a blast
But can never remember when I went last
Tried to act coyly
And not to be noisy
Then bombs away like...

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Categories: retirement,

The Zionist's by Indiana Shaw
THE ZIONIST’S

Zionists created the holocaust to achieve their own made plan
The Jews today are not of their own birth right of Israel’s land

The Israelis has...

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Categories: allegory, retirement, truth,

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,

Premium MemberA Perfect Day by Betty Janko
The air is crisp, and soft the breeze
A perfect day, is sure to please
Put on my fuzzy robe and socks
A perfect look, as cold it...

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Categories: happiness, life, retirement, ,

Living and Not Writing by Laura McCadden
When I retire and start living
I am going to stop writing and just live
Live, live, live like Auntie Mame 
Or, maybe I will write about...

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Categories: happiness, life, retirement, writing,

Premium MemberRetiring Friend by Andrew Battaglino

I heard you just retired today
Now I have something to say
Get your head out of the sky
Don’t let your life pass you by
Pack your bags,...

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Categories: fun, retirement, travel,

RETIRED by Helen Reimer
No, never retired,
Only refired.
Zooming down life's highway
With Jesus, the Life, the Truth, the Way
We've given our pact
To serve God with more tact

So make a "peep"...

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Categories: faith, inspiration, religious, retirement,

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,

Weathered Old Biker by Di Shaughnessy
OLD WEATHERED BIKER

Come sit by my side and stories be told
of bikes and good times on open road
Winding our way to destinations desired
under wind, rain...

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Categories: retirement, adventure, age, for him,



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