Get Your Premium Membership

Best Farewell Poems

Below are the all-time best Farewell poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of farewell poems written by PoetrySoup members


Sleepless Night
Sleepless Night

***
Teardrops, bagged eyes, a way of sin
The mirror reveals a lost eternal soul
A conniving move against tonight's phantom glow
Voices circle around the insomniac moon
Like...

Read More
Categories: anger, death, farewell, memory,



Premium Member Between the words of my father
I tried my best 
To live between your cruel words
Yet there was no room
I felt less
Smaller than small
So why didn't I fit?

I wonder
Now that you...

Read More
Categories: farewell, father son,

Premium Member Sunny Horizons
POTD 20 Dec 2018

Like sand in an hour glass
Time moves so fast
A precious commodity
Not meant to last

Measured in hours
Minutes unfold
Time waits for no man
So I’ve...

Read More
Categories: appreciation, farewell, inspirational,

Premium Member Last letter
Oh my dearest love, how longingly I recall
Amorous wink of joy, teasing zealous eyes
When you held my hand on journey of life
And never let go...

Read More
Categories: farewell, goodbye, love,

Premium Member The Poets I Hope to Meet in Heaven - A Tribute to Chan Hurst 1979-2014
A few poems written by Chan Hurst, (Just That Archaic Poet)

I hope that we can find some comfort in them at this sad time.


"A Rational...

Read More
Categories: dedication, farewell, friend, miss

Premium Member Stairway to the Stars
stairway to the stars
celestial light beckons me
no puddles overflow with tears 
my life’s silent movie
reruns in my mind

not a loved one left behind
those I cherish...

Read More
Categories: farewell, kiss,

Escape
Escape
Introducing: Carl Fraser & Poet Destroyer

Oh Paint me a far away horizon
Across a tranquil azure sea,
Where sits a peaceful deserted island
Where no one lives but...

Read More
Categories: allusion, blessing, dream, farewell,

Premium Member ON THE SAME BLESSED GROUND
When I see the moon, I think of you.
When the flowers bloom I think of you
but with the rain my teardrops fall.
If only I could...

Read More
Categories: farewell, i love you,

Premium Member Thirty-Eight, Cancer Poem: For Sharon
Thirty Eight ( Corny Cancer Poem) For Sharon

Hallmark has a million cards in their catalog
And not one of them says,
Life Sucks
American greetings had nothing that...

Read More
© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: farewell, absence, best friend, cancer,

Premium Member Memories Of Bygone Days
Memories Of Bygone Days


O' yes,  how well I remember her still
giant black oak atop big wooded hill
Those treasured days now long flown by
our free...

Read More
Categories: emotions, farewell, goodbye, heartbreak,

Premium Member A Marriage of Seasons
November’s sitting at her loom.
For gown of lace, a wrap she weaves,
And when she meets her dauntless groom,
They’ll dance among the fallen leaves.

For gown of...

Read More
Categories: dance, farewell, silver,

Premium Member Bridge - Here for you
when your heart is weak
not beating well.
Your tired and weariness overcomes
I will hold your hand,
whispering softly in your ears
I am here for you.

Time has come...

Read More
Categories: farewell,

Poet Convention 2014
Poet Convention

Lost in a poets convention, 
I can't recall every poem, I've read through the years
50518, unique comments I 'validate'--- 
Thank You For Sharing Your...

Read More
Categories: celebration, character, dedication, farewell,

Soul mates solace
When my final shadows cling on desperately
Where I fight formidable battles
to merely hold the light
I send you loving vibrations
and soul sustenance
Deep from the cathedral
of one...

Read More
Categories: farewell, art, bereavement, body, care,

Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair...

Read More
Categories: farewell, august, bereavement, blue, christmas,

Premium Member Words left behind
It's a gray cloud covered day
cold and rainy to match my mood,
my mind is on this irrational sense of loss
felt deep inside; I sigh
as I...

Read More
Categories: farewell,

Premium Member Simple Man, Just Striving To Have A Simple Soul
Simple Man, Just Striving To Have A Simple Soul

There was no great air of mystery about him
tho' kind, too much of his life had been...

Read More
Categories: death, deep, endurance, farewell,

Spring Showed Me
'Tis not the love that hurts thee,
but the absence when it leaves
Could not be seen by any
until worn upon thy sleeves


A heart he'll steal from...

Read More
Categories: betrayal, farewell, heart, lost

Cardinal
The years have stolen details from my mind.
Your face, once clear, has faded like a print
Within an album ready to unbind
And plunder from this sadness...

Read More
Categories: farewell, grief,

The Last Gold Leaf
The last gold leaf hangs on the bough;
summer is just a memory now.
You, too, have gone, my golden friend;
our summer days came to an end.

We...

Read More
Categories: absence, bereavement, death, farewell,

Premium Member Eden
-Eden's Ending Eulogy-

Proceed here today, Eden's Ending Eulogy 
Gentle gracious her garden, the guidance 
I can't recall what was with the warm, sincere smile, and...

Read More
© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: farewell, beautiful, beauty, celebration, eulogy,

Premium Member Out of the Sun
Stayed 
             in the sun 
       ...

Read More
Categories: farewell, absence, age, angst, car,

I dreamed a dream of You
Yesterday I dreamed a dream,
that had no end.
You in your white gown, and long, black hair flowing.
You were calling my name.
I heard you, but I...

Read More
Categories: farewell, august, beautiful, beauty, care,

Garden of Roses
I'm just a lily in a garden of roses;
I'm a misfit, misshapen, a mistake of a seed-
But a lily is all I can be.
If you...

Read More
© Dana Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: break up, depression, farewell,

Premium Member - Yearning -

I want to push the clouds away
The morning mist creeping
Near the surface is ready to emerge
Whirling autumn leaves
Leaving a red and orange desert ground

This is...

Read More
Categories: farewell, i miss you,