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Best Leaving Poems

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


Premium Member GOODBYE
(NOTHING MORE TO SAY)

I've seen the way you look at me
I've seen the way you look at them
Without wanting to admit, you hate everything I...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: leaving, break up, conflict, goodbye,



Premium Member A Last Poem for You, My Mate
A Last Poem for You, My Mate

If Death comes calling in colorful spring
I hope it will come in the month of May
When our garden is...

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Categories: death, fate, leaving, life,

Premium Member Kiss the Rain
I'm leaving now, but here is a reminder
'Twill bring to you the days we walked through rain
So when you wish to feel my hand in...

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Categories: leaving, girl, people, rain, romantic,

The Last Love Letter To the West
         I can't recall 
       the day you left
  Empty...

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Categories: deep, feelings, heart, leaving,

I Need Your Help Daddy
I’m tired
I’m Physically and Emotionally tired
I don’t want to be the strong one anymore
I can’t this time
I don’t know what to do Daddy
I need your...

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Categories: leaving, absence, angst, cry, dad,

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...

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Categories: leaving, art, bereavement, body, care,

Premium Member Nevermore Will Raven Return
 *Note:  A 60-year annual tradition that involved a mysterious visitor leaving three 
roses at the grave of writer Edgar Allan Poe on the...

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Categories: leaving, mysteryhouse, loss, birthday, grave,

where barren branches touch newborn leaves
Scurrying on my way home, a little leaf catches my eye, and I am compelled yet again to slow down.

a whirlwind of thoughts
compete with swaying...

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Categories: absence, introspection, leaving, life,

The Sparrow
He called it love and his captivating way,
   She called it fear and longed for the day.
All alone she cried those bitter nights,
...

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Categories: leaving, husband, lost love, sad,

Premium Member You Let the Moment Pass
Eternity within your grasp
My plea? To undo the clasp
Let Desire wash away
Tomorrow and yesterday
Every other thought and dream
Meaningless I make them seem
Had you let the...

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Categories: leaving, sad love,

Pearls of Wisdom

When it is time for me to pass away
I’ll pack and leave; I dare not overstay.
But ere I drift out slowly with the tide
I’d wish...

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Categories: giving, leaving,

Premium Member Friendship's Omission
As I
Soak in hummingbird’s exhale
I feel tragic sonatas
Trying to chain
Trying to crucify
My sedentary grip on instability

I smell the repugnant commoner
Blasting scattered shots
Against yesterday’s decent

I became...

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Categories: forgiveness, friendship, leaving, life,

Premium Member Beautiful
Lusting the passions of a secret desire
Unwinding the mystery of my needs
Funerals are for the future
Internment I ask be deferred
Timeless is my youth
Useless is my...

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Categories: leaving, autumn, beauty, death, french,

Premium Member Armadilly Billy, The Slingshot Kidster
Armadilly came galloping into Troll Lake, bent on seeking a new life, to unwind.
He’d rode out of the Badlands, leaving only a trail of blowing...

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Categories: leaving, adventure, fantasy, funny, imagination,

Supermarket check-out
Had she looked back at me
Even for just a second ...
Our encounter might have been the stuff of tabloid frenzy. 
But she left quickly a...

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Categories: absence, leaving, lost love,

For Two Timing Husbands
How many tears must fall from brown eyes before I lay me down to sleep.
Where hurtful dreams of betrayal and lies hide in shadows they...

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© Mary Hoose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: leaving, anger, betrayal, break up,

Changing Seasons
autumn winds whisper
turning over a new leaf
requires letting go...

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Categories: fear, freedom, friendship, leaving,

Life Lesson
                        ...

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Categories: leaving, confusion, dedication, forgiveness, goodbye,

I never left you
     I NEVER LEFT YOU

When youthful restless hearts hear defining calls
With volcanic strength they will respond
The impetus for adventure overrides
All rational...

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Categories: leaving, adventure, america, courage, feelings,

Premium Member Until The Sun Rises
No trick or treaters on the street
     they're all in bed now, getting sleep,
Candies piled high upon the floor
  ...

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Categories: autumn, family, halloween, leaving,

Ana
She writes her songs and her poems,
not one person know 'em.
She listens to the sound of her music,
she's stuck to it like a tick.

If someone...

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© Ana Jusino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: leaving, analogy, beautiful, beauty, blue,

Moon bridge
The moon so bold seems cold
with a halo of midnight glow
I sit mesmerized as the night grows old.

I bleed still, even after all these years
and...

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Categories: leaving, absence, analogy, cry, december,

the day you flew to Heaven

           We knew , it was if a moment stopped in time 
  ...

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Categories: leaving, adventure, angel, beach, bereavement,

Captured
He left
That night locking
Her away with a kiss;
Her soul captured by his spirit,
She stayed.

She waits -
For the spirit
To light her pitch-black days;
To breathe into her...

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Categories: absence, leaving, lonely, longing,

Premium Member I Died in Her Teardrops
The Iraqi desert was blowing wind
The bullet tore into my heart
My Commander, she had but one arm
She pulled me to the ground
Holding me tight she...

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Categories: death, grief, leaving, military,