Poems About: RETIREMENT
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301.Ch 01 Manner of Kings Story 15
A vezier, who had been removed from his post, entered the circle of dervishes and the blessing of their society took such effect upon him that he became contented in his mind. When the king was again favourably disposed towards him and ordered him to resume his office, he refused and said: "Retirement is better than occupation."
Those who have sat down in the corner of safety
Have bound the teeth of dogs and tongues of men. read more »Saadi Shirazi
302.My Hero, My Dad
There was a time you held my hand
as a child too young to understand.
You repaired broken toys and shined everyone's shoes.
Regaled WWII stories at least a thousand times or two. read more »Susan A. Birowski
and then there was
so ordered the Lord. read more »samyak jain
304.A Place For Everyone, And Everyone In Their Place
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He retired from his job on his sixty fifth birthday
But he did not enjoy the work free life
And he died just nine months into his retirement
To be mourned by his family and his wife. read more »Francis Duggan
I was stunned to hear those dreadful words
My heart feels heavy from what I heard.
We stand on the brink of mortality
Worrying now what is to be. read more »Donna McCord
Willie Neenan from Millstreet
What a marvellous athlete
Twenty years in time have gone
Since he won a world silver medal in San Juan. read more »Francis Duggan
308.An Aged Veteran Of World War 2
I'll tell to you a story of one I vaguely know
An aged veteran of World war 2 some sixty years ago
A poor worn out old warrior the years have left him gray
In the early stages of forgetfulness his memory in decay. read more »Francis Duggan
309.A whole new ball game.
The time had come for me to go and leave the world of work behind
I was not sure, did not know how I would occupy my mind
To fill the long hours of the day. I knew some things I’d like to try.
But work had left small time for play and now there s was no reason why. read more »ivor or ivor.e hogg
310.'Is That All There Is? '
'Is this all there is too life? '
I over heard my husband say.
I worked and slaved my life away,
And worked for little pay. read more »Linda Winchell
311.There Must Be An Easier Way
To earn one's living there must be an easier way
Than working in a menial job for menial pay
You age so fast your hair prematurely gray
And you must work hard till your retirement day. read more »Francis Duggan
With the aid of walking stick he shuffles down the side street and time has left him looking stiff and gray
And truly it can be said of old Jimmy that he is one who has known a better day
Ageless father time takes care of everybody there was a time when he could run quite fast
But now he only can walk at a slow pace and all of his better days are in the past. read more »Francis Duggan