Mahfooz Ali

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Retirement - Poem by Mahfooz Ali

Retirement's a time we all hope to find,
With no clock to watch except in our mind.
The daily demands of the job that you choose,
Take its toll, and you worry, afraid you will lose
The thing you worked for all of the years
To leave only heartaches misery and tears

You are most fortunate to achieve your goal
And retire with health and family still whole.
With carefree days to spend as you will
If you like you can go and just sit on a hill
To take time to look and study the ground
And enjoy the beauty that's spread all around

A happy time of your life it should be
For there are a great many wonders to see
Free time to do the things in your dreams
To camp, hurt, or fish the crystal clear streams
To get close to nature on intimate terms
It's a good way to live as a person soon learns


Comments about Retirement by Mahfooz Ali

  • (8/30/2007 6:21:00 PM)

    Hey Mahfooz!
    I liked your poem (retirement) sounded good!

    Thad
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 27, 2006



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