Time Retirement Poems

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


A Spider's Concern by Mike Gentile
It’s hard to let go

We spend our lives building connection
A web of family, friends, business associates
And we fight to hold on, grow and succeed
Behavior so...

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Categories: how i feel, retirement,

Premium MemberDreamer Cafe by Gerald Dillenbeck
Dear Franklin St. Four,

We have not met
but, no,
I'm not hoping to take money
or assets
away from you.

Quite the contrary.
Your rental building,
with four residential second and third...

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Categories: retirement, caregiving, dream, earth, education,



Following the follower by richard nnoli
following the follower
trust your self
before you trust 
another 

build your home 
before 
you help me 
roof my roof 

how could you 
be this good 
when...

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Categories: retirement, africa, confidence, courage, faith,

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 MemberFRIDAY FEELING by Curtis Moorman
FRIDAY FEELING

Finally, my leisure time has come
Ringing alarm clocks are now all gone
I gave forty six years to working hard
Don't work at all, except in...

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Categories: appreciation, feelings, fun, 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,

SPANNING A LIFETIME by Terry Reeves
I learned the art of sulking in my mid-teens,
and told to get off my fat arse by all means,
It was the best time on Earth...

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Categories: age, dream, happiness, retirement,

Premium MemberALMOST RETIRED by Line Gauthier


A glass, a sip
A chardonnay
Winding down after the long day
Leave it behind
All forgotten

Retiring soon
One day coming
Passing the baton, the madness
Years of abuse
About to end

Put up...

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Categories: retirement, dedication, endurance, farewell, games,

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 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, ,

Last of a Dying Breed by Keith Dovoric
(for M.T.) 

Some days you wake up
You look in the mirror
You’re afraid of the fire
Afraid of the furor
Your heart skips gaily 
Over each error
Like the...

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Categories: retirement, age, education, humor, military,

Premium MemberSonnet for Doctor Izabela by Geoffrey Brewer
Sonnet for Dr Izabela

From Baltic coast you ventured on a quest
As England's forebears came in ages past
From Hanseat haven voyaged to the west
But not in...

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Categories: appreciation, inspiration, remember, retirement,

Premium MemberMy Cousin Lennie by Brenda McGrath
My cousin Lennie has a heart of gold.
When you meet him you will be instantly sold.
He recently retired, but is still in his prime.
His lovely...

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Categories: fun, retirement, romance,

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,

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,

Thanks For Your Help by Bernard Chan
All her belongings fitted into a suitcase and a small carry-on bag.

After 18 years, my helper was going home for good.

During those years, not a...

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Categories: retirement, appreciation, family, goodbye, loss,

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 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,