Sad Retirement Poems

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


Depression is a Spirit Troll by Alison Wimmer
The worst part is waking up
With wispy, fleeting, figments of anxious dream
Looking at the clock and realizing
It doesn’t matter what time it is anymore
Then there’s...

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Categories: depression, loneliness, retirement,

Premium MemberInside Outdoor Voices by Gerald Dillenbeck
Just as honesty plants seeds of integrity
so too
vulnerability plants seeds of honesty.

My primary vocation
in this my gay grandfatherly retiring age
is to parent mindbody challenged adolescents
of...

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Categories: retirement, environment, family, health, love,



Wrinkly And Gray by Andrew Crisci
I am very young in spirit, never weak: guess my actual age?
I keep a positive outlook by avoiding negativeness and rage!
Twenty years from now, I'll...

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Categories: retirement, absence, age, america, emotions,

From Where I Drift by Morgan Kramer
From where I drift from my old home, the roads
And places that I roam, I stay at peace.
Never can a word of a soul release
My...

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Categories: retirement, conflict, death, deep, desire,

Put the Elderlies in Prison by JEANNINE GLEN
We should place the elderly in prison because,
They will get a shower every day,
Video surveillance in case of problems,
Three meals a day, access to a...

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Categories: retirement, business, caregiving, heartbreak, metaphor,

Premium MemberRETIRED RAM by JEAN MURRAY
There once was a ram who retired,
who really was terribly tired.
Having serviced the lot,
he should have have been shot.
But the gun thankfully backfired....

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Categories: animal, retirement, sad love,

Premium MemberMY RETIREMENT by Judy Ball
So much to wish for and so little time.
I really must get my life back in line.

So much I had hoped for that did no0t...

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Categories: retirement,

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

Oh, What Am I Going To Do , Today by Roderick Molasar
Oh, what am I going to do, today?
I've got so much time on my hands that I
Will simply go mad if I don't find a...

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Categories: retirement, anxiety, confusion, depression, introspection,

When a Teacher Retires by KENG CHUAN SENG
The Show Must Go On....

The program has been meticulously drawn up...
Planned to the smallest detail to ensure no slip up..
The performers are primed, lined up...

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Categories: retirement, celebration, farewell, inspirational, moving

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,

One Man's Retirement by Mary Guckian
In Oxford we watched for three months
the old man, his leg in plaster,
lean against the wall outside the building
where the Simon people cared for him.

He...

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Categories: retirement, addiction, depression, england, loneliness,

One Man's Retirement by Mary Guckian
In Oxford we watched for three months
the old man, his leg in plaster,
lean against the wall outside the building
where the Simon people cared for him.

He...

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Categories: retirement, addiction, depression, england, loneliness,

MAGICless by Suburban Lovechild
It's early November '91, 
and I quite can't remember, 
ever, 
feeling this humbled, seeing
Magic stumble, 
off his shiny crown, 
and the little boy
Who once glared...

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Categories: retirement, basketball, celebrity, hero, how

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,

Numbed And Exhausted by Jecon B. Nadela
Just like closing a book without reading a page,
Or as to a child who is tired of being a kid;
Like a preacher that won’t stay...

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Categories: retirement, depression, desire, emotions, feelings,

Retirement of my beef by Sallam Yassin
Horse who won in Yorkshire
Last year how come
To be a  beef in my menu  this year
...

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Categories: food, health, horse, retirement,

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,