Retirement Verse Poems

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


Premium MemberCovertly Cashing Out by Freddie Robinson Jr.

The rich fare so poorly
in completely divesting of the gold chains
Losing it all ... casting away
the luster of the pearly platinum 
family portraits on the...

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Categories: money, slam, wisdom, word

Blessed Retirement by Gwen Schuetz
My retirement is very blessed,
Days of delicious foods.

Dinning with friends,
Having conversation.

Performers guest,
Some become friends.

Boutiques to delight you,
Where you could buy presents.

Special days with your relatives,
Walking...

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Categories: verse, blessing, friend, god,



You are a Loser by Suzette Richards
Years ago, you swept me off my feet with your charm as only a narcissist can.
Time and again I forgave you your infidelities;
you swore that...

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Categories: verse, abuse, violence,

Premium MemberRetirement Is Not For Me by Caren Krutsinger
I can see one thing after eight weeks at home, trying to entertain myself.
	I am hard to entertain.
		And
			Retirement is not for me.

I have been forcing...

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Categories: verse, jobs,

Premium MemberNow I Get It by Caren Krutsinger
I usually spend my summer vacation outside, all day long,
Enjoying the flowers, the bushes, the trees, and the birds that I have planted and or...

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Categories: verse, retirement,

James Bond Love by Gwen Schuetz
His love is like a James Bond love,
He is  handsome and good-looking.

I look forward to seeing him everyday,
You can't touch James Bond's love.

He is...

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Categories: verse, blessing, friend, god,

Fear of Disappearing by Rhona McFerran
The older I get
the more I feel it
the slow and
constant fading
vibrant colors graying
my orbit decaying
spark of life dimmed

So I talk a little louder
a little too...

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Categories: verse, age, how i feel,

Premium MemberEpitaph by Jeff Martin
I studied the Roman epitaph
Translation provided by museum staff
Of a retired centurion of the 6th Legion
Scratched in letters three inches tall
on a gravestone found near...

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Categories: verse, history, imagery,

Premium MemberNineseventeenpm by Dale Gregory Cozart
As the second hand ticks away my breaths
a half-clad moon catches my eye.
Was a time when I might've seen
the ghost of half-eaten melon,
but I'm older...

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Categories: verse, age, retirement,

Premium MemberChoose Wisely by Caren Krutsinger
Acid reflux.
Swollen ankles.
Arthritic feet.
Try not to get old.

Extra weight.
Bad teeth.
Unhappy gums.
Stay young as long as you can.

Sluggishness.
Apathy.
Indifference.
Okay, now, people, we’re getting into choices now.

Choose wisely.
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Categories: verse, age, emotions, grandfather, grandmother,

Premium MemberFROM NOW ON - REFLECTION ON RETIREMENT by Line Gauthier


From now on 
Mornings will never be the same

How fortunate I feel
Can’t take it for granted
Everyday I am thankful
Not rich but enough to get by

Free...

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Categories: verse, change, future, hope, inspiration,

When Quiet Screams by Phyllis Phyl
like vinegar and baking soda combined
daily hustle bustle and grind — in caustic silence —erodes...  

precious time eroded in the rush to clear agendas
rushing...

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Categories: verse, life, retirement,

Sunrise and Sunset by Gwen Schuetz
The beautiful sunrise and sunset each day,
She got up in the morning looking forward to an excellent day,
She would have brunch with her friends,
Meet her...

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Categories: verse, environment,

As I Steady My Ship by john sensele
The laughter I laugh
In circumstances I weigh
Though they play tough
When without delay I play

The music tunes and melodies I enjoy
To delight my ribs
With tactful tactics...

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Categories: verse, poems,

Anthropocentrism Wreck Less Track Record by matthew harris
while atop the surface of planet Earth humanity
     all abustle skittering
     to and fro, hither and yon
engaged...

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Categories: verse, 5th grade, 8th grade,

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: verse, addiction, adventure, age, anniversary,

Golden Years by Donna Ahsinger
Oh what's so good about the golden years?
Kids are grown and gone away.
Still there's no time to play.
Once in awhile they'll stop in to say,
have...

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Categories: age, change, depression, humor,

Premium MemberMy Right Hand Holds Your Left I HOLD YOU AS WE WALK by James Edward Lee Sr.
             My Right Hand Holds Your Left I HOLD YOU AS WE WALK...

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Categories: verse, appreciation, endurance, i love

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: verse, 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: verse, caregiving, dream, earth, education,