Retirement Is Not Simply What It Means

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Retirement is not simply what it means,
Even as it literally means, "withdrawal."
To most, its less than literal sense is plural:
Infinite time to reify some dreams;
Rich, full days of doing as we please;
Enduring pleasures, passions satiated;
Mind and body fully liberated;
Endless hours to sift through memories.
Now, on your retirement, we hope
That of that word you make a lovely trope.

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Audio and Video Music: Excidentis Foliae. By Damiano Baldoni. Performed by
Damiano Baldoni at the Free Music Archive under an Attribution license.



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