Work Poems

Inspirational Work Poems

Some look at work as a burden they must shoulder and indeed it is a heavy yoke to bear. To a lucky few, work is a place to express their creative spirit. As we know there are some who cannot find a job to support themselves with honor. It is indeed a privilege to be able to support oneself.

Poems about Retirement


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  1. Equipment

    Figure it out for yourself, my lad,
    You've all that the greatest of men have had,
    Two arms, two hands, two legs, two eyes,
    And a brain to use if you would be wise.

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    This poem gives me peace and contentment. I feel like I have all those things which are found in a high class. I would say my special thanks to Edgar A. Guest for writing this poem.

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  3. Only A CNA?

    CNA Poem

    Who are you to refer to us
    As "Only" a CNA?

    We're the ones who wash and dress

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    My mom was in a nursing home for 3 yrs. She had lost her legs from above the knee down which made
    it very hard for her. She relied on these girls because she had no choice but they ALL...

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  4. Home And The Office

    Home is the place where the laughter should ring,
    And man should be found at his best.
    Let the cares of the day be as great as they may,
    The night has been fashioned for rest.

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  6. Alive

    • By Innarenko
    • Published: July 2018
    Poem About Running

    When my thoughts are too heavy,
    My feelings too numb,
    When my heart is unsteady,
    And the tears start to come,

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    As an athlete, I like running, so I love the 2nd stanza.

  7. I Am An Educator

    • By Jo Eaton
    • Published: July 2012
    Poem From A Teacher

    Give me less and expect more,
    Increase the number of students-unscored.
    Yes, increase them to where they sit out the door,
    But I'll exceed. I'm an educator.

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    I am an educator in a school where the principal would be seen after break running with a meter or so long whip and chasing students back to class. This is effective and teachers take the...

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  8. What Is A Boss?

    • By Hollie Davis
    • Published: October 2009
    Thank You Poem For A Boss

    A BOSS is someone who comes in early and stays late.
    A BOSS is someone who says the nice things to cheer us up and the bad things to settle us down.
    A BOSS is a janitor who cleans up messes and sweeps them under the rug! No just kidding!
    A BOSS is a coach who stands behind their staff and says, "We are a team" and "There is no I in team!"

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    I just started a new job, and this poem is all about the Manager/Director of my Dept. in Customer Service.
    He is the man to work for !!
    Kuuuuudoooooos to him !!

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  10. Lonesome Road

    • By Jason Gee
    • Published: November 2014
    Poem Of A Truck Driver Missing His Family

    As the miles pass by,
    I look down at your pictures and want to cry.
    When I talk to you on the phone,
    All I can think about is coming home,

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    My daughter would write poems like this when she was with us. This is an awesome poem. Good job! I've worked on the river for 13 years. 30 days on, 30 days off. Yes, I was like you, but now...

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  11. Work/Life

    Poem About Boring Work

    Day after day same monotonous routines
    Work and more work is that all it means
    From this moment onwards until I'm old,
    Be walking to work, rain, snow and cold...

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    This poem touched my heart because today youngsters are undergoing so much of stress in work. My son also has tremendous work pressure.

  12. Cop's Song

    What I am, what I was, what I will be,
    what will the next bloody thrill be?
    A robber, a cop, a saint, or a whore,
    what will I find when I open your door?

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    Read this and I really don't know what to say but wow. I've been a police officer for almost 12 years now and the words hit how my heart feels sometimes. I've been through a lot of personal...

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  13. A Piece And Six Please

    • By Edward Scott
    • Published: June 2010
    Poem About Hard Work

    up down and thru.
    the little boat ploughs thru the blue,
    and you know not the work they do,
    the fishermen of England....

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