Farewell Poems | Examples of Farewell Poetry

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Categories: farewell, freedom, grave, jewish,
Premium MemberWHITE The Trilogy
by arthur vaso



















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Categories: beautiful, betrayal, cry, deep, farewell, feelings, first love,
Houdini Love
by Luke Gallagher
They say love is magical,
and I agree.
For something so strong,
so apparent, to dissolve 
so quickly- it must be. 

Just like that, there was
nothing. 
No midnight...

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Categories: farewell, lost love, miss
Premium MemberGOODBYE
by Line Gauthier
I’m going to miss you
The times we had
The times we could have had
Your warm gentle smile

We never gave it a chance
The times we had
Your tender...

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Categories: farewell, humor,
Premium MemberUncle Dan's Will
by Robert Haigh
Uncle Dan wrote out his will,
All legal-like and proper.
He knew he'd not much time to kill
Before he'd come a cropper!

He truly lived a merry life
And...

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Categories: farewell, lost,
My Door Is Not Open
by Patricia LeDuc
My Door is Not Open

I sit with my head between my knees
Hands on my face rocking
My eyes covered by my hands
Rocking and rocking trying to...

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Categories: farewell, love hurts,
Premium MemberFarewell Footles
by John lawless
Farewell Footles


icy
I see

good-bye
don’t cry

door slam
love scam

hot sex
cruel hex

heart throb
con job

last act
bank draft


John G. Lawless
G12/29/2017
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Categories: farewell, goodbye,
Baboozled
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
You have neglected me
Rejected me
Disrespected me 
And not even left a name for me 
A lost identity
Which is what I have feared
A mirage of promised...

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Categories: farewell, soldier, war,
Premium MemberThe Soldier's Death
by Frederic Parker
To touch a tear that falls upon your heart
And feel the silent breath to which I'm wed
To know your love, caress its crumbled part
This broken...

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Categories: farewell, love, memory, winter,
One Heartbeat Away
by PJ Gongora
One heartbeat away
I am here looking at you
Fading in the light.
...

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Categories: care, change, conflict, confusion, farewell, feelings,
Premium MemberTroubling The Soul
by Darius Howard
Troubling the soul
When all things seem to be untold, left to one day unfold.
To visit and no one is there. No one seems to care....

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Categories: farewell,
Premium MemberI'm Buzzing Off
by Lin Lane
"Buzz... buzz," said the bee and I. 
       We're both ready to be set free.  
A poem was...

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Categories: farewell, forgiveness, friendship love,
Farewell to the never found
by Paulo Freire
I


I see you wearing your green hijab.
Looking mysterious as the desert under the red sun
And I start to tremble with joy. If you only knew…
As...

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Categories: farewell, father son, imagery,
24
by Bernard Chan

Today has 24 hours to live. 
Be at its deathbed, son,
keep a vigil, make sure you're 
included in its will. 
Of the priceless heirlooms, 
have...

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Categories: 3rd grade, boyfriend, bridal farewell, fashion,
A bad dream
by Sophie Wilson
Dangerous dreams flood 
over me in darkness and 
the weight of them drowns me 
like a tidal wave 
sinking me into my mattress
and spiraling me...

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Categories: farewell, feelings, love, romance,
Waiting For a Sign: Aromantic
by Curtis Sa
I don’t want it anymore,
Take your flesh, all your love and close the door
For time is wasted and wasting and waiting on me to love.
But...

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Categories: farewell, friendship love, happy,
A Positive Message to My Friend for Life
by MOUMITA BHOUMIK
I tried to do the right thing and I know that you’d appreciate,
Thanks for being there for me once and the way you did initiate,
We...

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Categories: farewell, leaving, lost love,
Premium MemberHE CALLED HER NAME SOFTLY
by Line Gauthier
She was losing her husband of forty four years
He’d been sick for so long on and off
He was wilting away and his body shutting down
He...

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Categories: dedication, endurance, farewell, games, goodbye, grief,
Premium MemberALMOST RETIRED
by Line Gauthier
A glass, a sip
A chardonnay
Winding down after the long day
Leave it behind
All forgotten

Retiring soon
One day coming
Passing the baton, the madness
Years of abuse
About to end

Put up...

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Categories: farewell, loss,
New-note-five-hundred-sixty-eight
by Evan no
I survived so far!!
It's all about who you've known. 
I have to.
Learn how to cut off.
Ray did it.
He showed me who he really is.
In time...

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Categories: farewell, passion,
Sayonara Song On Luscious Lips
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
SAYONARA SONG ON LUSCIOUS LIPS

The cold sun sinks slow in the vermilion void
Reels of cirrus cloud on crimson ripples creep
Tell the homing birds how much...

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Categories: farewell,
Premium MemberLost and Found
by Laura Leiser
He is lost in the midst of an evergreen wood
turned around in a coffin of trees and of mist
while the faint light of day slowly...

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Categories: farewell, fear, friend, me,
A colder surface in your space
by T.I.R.O. JY
You saw what I saw
You saw what I did
I’m not asking for applause
I’m not asking for you to forgive

You witness through the night
And in the...

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Categories: farewell, grief, lost love,
Premium MemberAs High Tide Washed In Its Treasures And Roaring Sounds
by Robert Lindley
As High Tide Washed In Its Treasures And Roaring Sounds
(Death and Ghostly Pleas)

I ran into the high tide and its drowning roar
no more shall waking...

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Categories: farewell, forgiveness, insect, nature,
The Last Bee
by Robert Trezise Jr.
It was nearly 60 degrees
On the 21st of January,
On what should be
One of the coldest and snowiest
Days of winter
In Michigan,
But, instead,
After a month of mud
Unfreezing
And...

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Categories: farewell, goodbye, heaven, loss,
I Am Always Thinking About You
by Ashley Smith-Gilchrist
Wrote By Ashley Marie Smith-Gilchrist on October 27 2017
In Loving Memory Of John Andrew Londo 02/14/1985 To 07/08/2017
Rest In Peace Cousin. I Love You and...

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Categories: farewell, goodbye, lonely, suicide,
The End
by Jack Luke
I know how this works 
I have had suicide on my mind 
You keep saying hurtful words 
Yeah you keep saying the worst kind 

I...

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Categories: farewell, friendship, truth, words,
He does not acknowledge his faults
by Wardah Ahmed
So many times he has spoken Double 
And thereby caused trouble

He refuses to take responsibility for his faults which is why
In his poetry, he continuously...

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Categories: farewell, funny love,
ALWAYS BE YOU
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
 no matter where I go this you should know I say this very slow thing you do I love it too IT AWAYs BE...

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Categories: farewell,
Quiet house
by Daniel Hunter
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Categories: farewell, funny, inspiration, judgement,
First and Last Reader
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
an editor's lament

I'm sick of shitty verses, mine and yours
Keep them far outside my office doors
	In the postal drawer
	I see eighty-four
Surely I will die if...

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Categories: beauty, desire, destiny, devotion, farewell, loneliness, love, missing
A Sailor's Sigh
by Johnny Martinez
Farewell my love, farewell, I sadly sigh
While there upon the gleaming sea I swiftly glide
For thus I’ve bound myself with a sailor's vow 
That what...

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Categories: farewell, lost love, poetry,
Premium Membermonoku1231
by Rick Parise



held tight against her heart  a silver book of dreams  lost upon the wind 
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Categories: farewell, lost love,
Ellen's Raft
by Jerry Hackett
Ellen's Raft

We sit above the darkened sea
A bench, my thoughts, and lonely me
Black waves rise igniting fear
And crash against my concrete pier

The mindful storm tears...

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Categories: farewell, feelings, heartbreak, heartbroken,
Walk Out That Door
by Sheila Van Zant
Every time you walk out that door
My heart sinks right through the floor
Wondering if this is another end 
and if I will ever see you...

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Categories: farewell, hate, heartbroken, love,
a thin line
by James Babson
Always on my mind 
sadness and joy, all at once 
I wish you were not...

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