Lonely Retirement Poems

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


Forgotten by Roy Smith
He was left behind
Years ago
He’s all alone now
And no-one remembers
A flippant thank you
From a hazy past
Wafts away in the wind
What is that he hears?
He strains...

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Categories: age, lonely, retirement, work,

Premium MemberSaturday Night by Gerald Dillenbeck
It's another Saturday night
ending this week
as started
alone again.

I came here
almost two years ago
to my retirement hermitage
but oddly,
and often uncomfortably,
shared with my hurt kids,
mental and physical...

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Categories: retirement, age, health, loneliness, meaningful,



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,

Is Today Actually Tomorrow by carl jent
Woke this morning, thought, might take a shower
     it's 9:00 am already, will eat lunch in a few hours.

When I dust...

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Categories: retirement, age, change, loneliness, lonely,

Premium MemberMiracle on 44th Street by Poet M.e.
Lyrical On 44th Street
 

The argument started at the table
 
He was too soft,
 too timid to quote Gable
 
She said ,"Your dreams aren't keeping...

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Categories: retirement, caregiving, change, family, father

61 and Done by Guy Chaifetz
When you’re born into this world of ours.
You have no idea if you’ll reach its ivory towers.
If you’re lucky to be born into a house...

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Categories: retirement, life, money, moving on,

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,

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,

Solitude: To Yoda, An Ode by Dan Keir
Green bark a prism creates,
Feel the pull of earth, you must.

Rotates, a slime of endless hates,
Can hold me not, this world’s crust.

Friendship’s ties, isolation Deflates,
Succumbs,...

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Categories: retirement, adventure, angst, confusion, dark,



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