Lost Retirement Poems

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


Premium MemberToo Much Sun by Jack Ellison


Some guys are cut out for retirement
That certainly doesn't apply to me
If I had my druthers, I'd still be working
This is surely not my cup...

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Categories: retirement,

Premium MemberRetirement is Not For Me by Caren Krutsinger
On days that I work I wake up with a purpose,
I get up an hour early, so I can paint or write or play word...

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Categories: identity, motivation, power, retirement,



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,

Reborn by Alye Lee
Anticipating
a relationship reborn
on a skeleton 
where love is the support, 
two yearning souls seek wholeness,
prepared for the pains of growth.
...

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Categories: retirement, break up, i love

Ripening by sudarsan mishro
Why does come the ripe age?

To count the evils of it one by one
upon your note pad or diary page
when you are alone?

To speak ill...

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Categories: retirement,

Premium MemberA Fisherman No More by Betty Janko
A fisherman can no longer stand
Going out to sea, no longer grand
At first, he sits and longs for the sea
And thinks “Life is over for...

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Categories: inspiration, retirement,

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,

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

MY CLOUD NINE BY didee by Diane M Quinlan
angst, feelings, immigration, racism, retirement, slam, today,

My Cloud Nine by Didee  ©

Eh, get off of my cloud you silly narrow minded fools
I never put...

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Categories: retirement, angst, feelings, immigration, racism,

Premium MemberBonded Retirement Plan by Cona Adams
Everyone desires a secure future,
an ironclad plan, 
entrenched and unchangeable, 
without flaws or loopholes.

This one has everything;
it cannot decrease in value,
the terms never vary,
it’s bonded...

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Categories: faith, religious, 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,

California Retirement Communithy by Robert Ludden
It's safe here, I suppose,
and the rents don't climb too often.
I may ho hum in perfect peace, to the credit
of no one in particular. 
Pleasures...

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Categories: retirement, humor,

Premium MemberToo Much Sun by Jack Ellison


Some guys are cut out for retirement
That certainly doesn't apply to me
If I had my druthers, I'd still be working
This is surely not my cup...

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Categories: retirement, cousin,

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,

Winter Depression by Udaya R. Tennakoon
Bearable winter 
Blanket covered cold
Attacked by white Gas   of
Fallen Snow
 
But unbearable silent
Cripples into the home
Like a snake
To live with loneliness

Get Scattered past
Comes...

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Categories: retirement, dark, depression, grief, lost

Generic Minds by Green Trees
generic minds listen to generic music
have generic thoughts that are unknowingly abusive
watch generic things talk about generic things
gee this generic *****is spreading like a disease
better...

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Categories: retirement, dedication, devotion, dream, freedom,

Retirement by DrJim Martin
Retirement is a time in life
When one should experience ease.
There should not be the constant strife
Of having to everyone please.

Maybe it’s time to write a...

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Categories: retirement, on work and working,