Work Retirement Poems

These Work Retirement poems are examples of Retirement poems about Work. These are the best examples of Retirement Work 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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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



No imagination no retirement by David Smith
I can't imagine what it must be like,
With no excuse to retire,
Never seeing a time for the boss to take a hike.

I can't imagine what...

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Categories: retirement, addiction, adventure, age, anniversary,

Tunnel Vision by cheryl hoffman
As I watched the sweat roll down
past my chin and down my sides
I stayed determined to keep up
my stamina for this one track ride

I pumped...

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Categories: future, retirement, work,

Premium MemberDo I See Trend Beginning by Franklin Price
Do I See a Trend Beginning
By Franklin Price
4/14/2018

Do I see a trend beginning
In the town of Washington
Congressmen deserting ship of state
Has more than just begun

Many...

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Categories: conflict, political, 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 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,

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,

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,

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,

Lemonade Please by curtis johnson
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Categories: retirement, christian, courage, endurance, faith,

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,

No Shame by Lenna Walker
I may seem lazy, I may seem lame
I surely have myself to blame.

My past life a constant struggle
I shy away in my own bubble.

I don't...

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Categories: age, allusion, life, retirement,

Premium MemberRetirement by ilene bauer
My friend just filed her papers,
After years and years of service,
To retire; she’s excited
But she’s also very nervous.

I remember just that feeling,
Worried that without my...

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Retiring Cowboy by Ricky Sholar
Retiring Cowboy

He hung up his bridle by his bed on the wall.
His rig is preserved on a stand by the stall.
His old Appaloosa has been...

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Premium MemberRetirement Poem by James Study
This is the day you hang it all up
We drink to you from a paper cup
From the boss not a tear
Let the door hit your...

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Categories: retirement, celebration, funny, work,

20-1-17 It was just one of those days by STANLEY Harris
 20– 1– 17
It was just one of those days!

As the sun is shining!  What do I go and do? 
As I am out...

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Categories: retirement, car, how i feel,

A Firefighter One Might See by Chelcie Darling

A little girl I stand, awakened early morning hour.
The sound of shuffles preparing, for coffee one will scour.

Muffled voice all too familiar, for only one...

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Categories: retirement, angel, dad, dedication, family,