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  Retiring from retirement
by Peter J. Oszmann
Tuesday, February 01, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Now that I retired I am very tired,

Being old ’n retired suits me not.

Peace what I desired, but damned fate conspired

To give me absolutely naught.

So I decided I shan’t be blighted

By my retirement’s ugly rot,

I shall be guided - not just half-hearted -

To end “Retirement” with a dot.

So as from now on, there will be new dawn,

I’ll fulfil my own requirement.

Ring the carillon, cross the Rubicon,

I’m retiring from retirement.


© P. J. Oszmann (2004)

© Illustration created in Publisher and Photoshop (2004)




(Ps. I intended to post this in early November…)

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Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 2/9/2005

A wit-wise composition flowing on to the lake of wisdom.

An enjoyable reading of a stimulating message of life.

Andre Emmanuel Bendaviben-YEHU
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 2/4/2005
hahaha good for you
get out there and do your thang, man
ring those bells!
enjoyed take care
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/2/2005

Good on you. I knew you couldn't stay away (or like me, you can't afford NOT to LOL)

An excellent, humorous write--welcome back :)

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by M. B. 2/2/2005
I loved the humor in this, the truth that underlies the humor and the rhythm and rhyme of it all. :)
Reviewed by Lori Moore 2/1/2005
"Retirement’s ugly rot." I love that line. This reminds me of my Grandfather. He'll never retire, and can outwork guys in their 20's when it comes to construction.
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 2/1/2005
Well Peter if you are feeling anything like your neat and cute poem here You are Happy!! I hope you are and all goes well for you. Better than Well like in Super Duper. Fulfill Your Own Requirement. Well it is about time!!!! : )
Love Tracey
Am ordering your book.
have a great day everyday.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 2/1/2005
Very expreesive message. Well-done, Peter!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/1/2005
Retirement is not all that it is cracked up to be. Great write.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/1/2005
I have done this twice and every time I saw I am retired I just retire myself from retiring.
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