15 Retirement Poems For Friends

Retirement is an exciting time of life, filled with anticipation and joy. As our friends retire, we canít help but be filled with mixed emotions of loss but also happiness for them as they enter this new phase. To celebrate their retirement, why not share one of these heartwarming retirement poems? These poems are the perfect way to show your admiration and love for your friendís accomplishments.

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  1. Hopeful Beginnings
    Poet: Julie Hebert

    My friend, the day has come
    For you to retire
    I wrote this little poem for you
    To send you wishes that are true:

    May your life be just starting,
    May only good find its way.
    May your thoughts be happy and joyful,
    And may you feel blessed every day.

    May the things you need find you,
    May your wants be yours someday.
    May your relations be strong and true,
    For you these things I pray.

    May you see the good in everything,
    May you find humor when you need it.
    May your faults not define you,
    But give you a strong and happy spirit.

    May you love with all your heart,
    May all around you feel this true.
    May your life be filled with greatness,
    And may happiness be in your view.

  2. Remain Good Friends
    Poet: C. A. Lynch

    Retirement is a time for you to go out and explore
    New places to see and races to soar
    Though the days working together have come to an end,
    We will always remain good friends.

  3. Our Friendship Not Done
    Poet: Julie Hebert

    My friend, I wish it was me
    Leaving for retirement with glee!

    No more sleepy morning alarm bells
    And no more pesky bosses giving out orders to rebel.

    But, you do know you we will miss,
    For all the good times and memories that were bliss.

    We will be as cranky and growly as before
    "Congratulations! Off you go! Enjoy your new life galore!"

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  5. Forever And A Day
    Poet: C. A. Lynch

    Friend, we have been forever, and a day
    And now you are retiring what can I say?
    You can sleep in every morning
    You can wear the same clothing.

    You can still come and meet me
    And we can have coffee
    You can tell me what it feels like
    To retire and not worry about strikes.

    The days will no longer be filled with work
    But you still have us, your network
    We look forward to your calls
    We will tell you about work and its downfalls.

    Work will not be the same
    Without you around who are we to blame
    Seriously, my friend, you will be missed
    We wish you well with new interests.

  6. Your Retirement Year
    Poet: C. A. Lynch

    In years of toil and dedicated might,
    You, my friend, worked hard from morning light.
    Now comes the moment, a well-earned rest,
    Retirement's embrace, a journey blest.

    With each sunrise, a new chapter unfolds,
    A tale of stories, yet to be told.
    Cheers to the laughter, the joy, the glee,
    In this well-deserved retirement spree.

    No more deadlines, just skies so blue,
    Days of leisure, just waiting for you.
    Take off the tie, put down the pen,
    Embrace the peace, let the adventure begin.

    Through the years, your dedication shone,
    Now, in retirement, your light has grown.
    Wishing you tranquility, laughter, and cheer,
    In this new chapter, your retirement year.

  7. Retirement is the start of your life. Live as if every moment counts, because, it does!
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  8. Our Friendship Not Done
    Poet: Julie Hebert

    Our paths first crossed when we met in the workplace
    To each other, the office was home, no mistake
    Through minutia and mischief time quickly would pass
    It nurtured our friendship never to forsake.

    In a blink of an eye, you are retiring from this place
    Your departure may change us, but I'm here for you.
    I will miss you but our friendship remains steadfast
    There is room enough in life to make memories anew

    You taught me how to make work meaningful and fun
    In turn, I gave guidance on how job progress could be won
    Now off you go, embrace life with arms open wide
    My best wishes go with you, but our friendship is not done!

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  10. This Day At Last
    Poet: C. A. Lynch

    My friend, you've reached this day at last,
    No more toil or deadlines vast.
    Find freedom in the open air,
    Relish the joy, without a care.

    Relief now fills your heart and soul,
    Retirement brings a brand new role.
    Congratulations on this grand achievement,
    May your days be filled with contentment.

  11. As You Retire
    Poet: C. A. Lynch

    As you retire, a chapter's end draws near,
    Gratitude wells for the moments we hold dear.
    Thank God for the journey, the laughter, the tears,
    For the shared labor across the passing years.

    Blessings cascade as you enter this new phase,
    May joy blossom in retirement's gentle haze.
    God's favor upon you, a radiant light,
    Guiding each step in this serene twilight.

    May days be filled with peace, moments sublime,
    In the embrace of rest, God's precious time.
    Happy retirement, dear friend, may it unfold,
    With new stories still to be told.

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  13. My Dear Friend
    Poet: C. A. Lynch

    My dear friend, it's time to say
    Farewell to work, enjoy your day
    You've worked for years and now you're done
    Retirement's here, it's finally come

    No more alarm clock ringing loud
    No more deadlines or bosses' cloud
    Relax and savor every minute anew
    Congratulations on this milestone, my friend true!

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  15. Congratulations
    Poet: Tom S. Gold

    Congratulations today is the day
    You join the retirement way.
    You are going to love this new life
    No more work and no more strife.

    My friend, we can do the things
    That to us happiness brings
    I am so happy for you
    Can't wait to see what you do.

  16. May your retired life allow you to live your life and pursue all the things that you never had the time to do when you were working.
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  17. Off Into The Sunset
    Poet: Tom S. Gold

    All the years we have worked together
    I can think of nothing better
    Then off into the sunset you go
    Oh, my friend, your happiness shows.

    So with these retirement days
    We will find a way
    To still be friends and do the things
    That life without work will bring.

    Our friendship will always be
    Treasured and fun to every degree
    Retirement changes nothing
    Except no work, just living.

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  19. A New Chapter Unfolds
    Poet: C. A. Lynch

    In the quiet dawn of your retirement day,
    A new chapter unfolds, paving the way.
    My dear friend, as you step into the light,
    Excitement sparkles, oh, what a sight!

    Possibilities dance in the morning air,
    Adventures beckon, beyond compare.
    Oh, the stories you'll gather, the tales you'll weave,
    In the tranquil moments, may you find reprieve.

    Through life's journey, hand in hand,
    We've weathered storms, and walked on the sand.
    Now, as you retire, spread your wings wide,
    Embrace the unknown with joy and pride.

    Cheers to the laughter, the memories untold,
    To a future adorned in shimmering gold.
    My dear friend, as you embark on this quest,
    May retirement bring you endless zest.

  20. As You Retire My Friend
    Poet: Julie Hebert

    As you retire and start anew,
    I do feel a bit of envy of you.
    But that won't compare to the joy I see
    Which is radiating off of thee.

    You put in so many hours and gave your all
    What's in store for you, you will have a ball.
    Your retirement will bring leisure days and grace,
    Many winsome moments to embrace.

    And although my envy shall not last long,
    Truly I wish great things for you all along!
    Happy Retirement my dear Friend,
    Best wishes and happiness I do send.

  21. A New Stage
    Poet: Poet: C. A. Lynch

    Retirement is a new stage
    It doesn't mean you have aged.
    You see, my friend
    Retirement is not the end.

    It is the beginning of something new
    Every day can be an adventure too
    So enjoy this stage that life brings
    A time to do your own thing!

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  23. The Countdown Is On
    Poet: C. A. Lynch

    The countdown is on, your retirement is near
    It's been great to work with you over the years.

    The memories we made, no one can erase
    But I know retirement you will embrace.

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