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Farewell Poems | Examples of Farewell Poetry

Farewell Poems. Below are examples of poems about farewell. This list of farewell poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of farewell poetry. This list of works about farewell is an excellent resource for examples on how to write farewell poems.

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List of Farewell Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Crimson Dawn Brooke Bowers Blank verse anniversary, farewell, remembrance day,
You Got This Karamel Princess Rhyme courage, encouraging, farewell, work,
Premium Member Poem Promises Promises Laura Breidenthal Monoku farewell, betrayal, break up, conflict,
Hero of Geek Brandy uptain Rhyme celebrity, farewell, hero, muse,
Premium Member Poem Stan the Man--Stan Lee a DEDICATION James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse farewell, analogy, appreciation, books, community,
Caring Virginia McInnis Rhyme absence, farewell, feelings, heartbreak,
I Left a World Youcef Belhaoues Rhyme death, destiny, faith, farewell,
Thistle Be Nettlesome To Weed matthew harris Free verse farewell, 9th grade, anniversary, confusion,
Last Goodbye kevin hailey Rhyme break up, farewell, goodbye,
Premium Member Poem CALL Line Gauthier Senryu death, farewell, health, remember,

Epitaph
by Tamara Hopkins
Please let my essence fumigate
And may my passion fascinate
Under this stone I liberate
Of hopes and dreams to integrate.

My song, my tears, they consecrate
A curse to...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, death, farewell, grave,

The past has become the bloom of wildflowers
by word owl


The green of grass and trees seems familiar 

Eyes may see forever, the blue of sky

Sun and insects blister, rains, they wash away...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, blue, environment, farewell,

Stay
by Colette Dright
As I sat on the ledge looking up to the sky
I asked my Father the W's
The when's, the what's, the where's, the why's

So many places...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: change, farewell, goodbye, leaving,

The Last Farewell
by Jean Bush
Winter covers all the earth
And blows both cold and strong.
But amid the group of four of us
It’s springtime all along.

Hand in hand we walked the...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: best friend, courage, farewell,

Remember me
by Ragnar Blondal
REMEMBER ME
NOVEMBER IN AMSTERDAM

This must be 
where fallen leaves 
come to settle.

The two of us, not quite 
in our dotage yet, feel at home, 
anchored...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, death, emotions, farewell,

Mistake
by Julian Garretti
Some errors you "should not” regret;
some things should change for ever, yet
it's not like hearts to soon forget
what once they knew so fondly—

but sometimes you...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, absence, corruption, discrimination, emotions,

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Remembering Shelby
by Edward Ebbs
When one loves
one risks love lost.
The risk with hope
disappointment.
The risk of trying 
finding failure.
If one risks nothing
where is the love
where is the hope
where is the...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, farewell, love, pets,

in a note
by Lycia Harding

•••••••••••••••••••••••

you've left me nothing

but a lifetime of reasons...

defined in a note

•••••••••••••••••••••••


Written: 10/25/2018
Contest: Haiku-Senryu- Writing Challenge 
Sponsor: Broken Wings...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, farewell, goodbye,

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The Shaming of Slobber Bob
by Greg Gaul
His teeth were crooked, broken, mostly missing
When he spoke he slobbered while he was lisping

So the town gave him this nickname
Sad epitaph to his fateful...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: care, community, death, farewell,

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Fallen
by Gershon Wolf
The winds have shifted; the sky has turned dark
   The leaves have all fallen, their branches now stark

Tidy lawns reveal bare spots, withered...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, farewell, lost love,

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Villanelle: Don't tell me you wouldn't your back-aching life now forsake
by T Wignesan
Villanelle : Don't tell me you wouldn't your back-aching life now forsake

Don't tell me you wouldn't your back-aching life now forsake
Not knowing the interminable pleasures...

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Villanelle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, death, farewell, happiness,

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No Question Of Why
by Brenda Chiri
If you want to see what goes 
on in my head have a peek
First let me warn you it may 
not be what you do...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, friend, friendship, leaving,

The Haunted Woman
by Jean Bush
Her hair is wild, her eyes are bright,
She holds him fast within her sight.
But demons take him in the night,
From the Lady of Alvarez.

Within the...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, crazy, farewell, heartbreak,

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Unrequited Love
by Janet Bingham
UNREQUITED LOVE

She was a virgin,
forgotten by 
the eyes of men.
He noticed her smile.
He never asked where she'd been.
They remained friends
until the last leaf.
They knew love's...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: best friend, death, farewell,

Dance And Dine
by curtis johnson
Two days prior, he had been blessed with fresh insight about the goings on in his life, and now, here he was on a Monday...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, anxiety, change, emotions, family,

Heated House of Horror
by Michael Thomas
Heated house of horror roasting on open flames. When did this house cease to be a home. I quest when the secrets of our truths...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: divorce, emotions, farewell, fate,

YOU JUST DIDNT KNOW
by Monica Blanchard
You just didn’t know what a special person you had. 
You just didn’t know how special you are regardless of “your past”. 
You just didn’t...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deep, farewell, heart, love,

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Words left behind
by Becca Teagan
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...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell,

Can You See What I See
by David Cathey
Can you see what I see
dancing in the rain
can you feel what I feel
as the riptide carries me downstream
no tomorrow's
no today's
past memories fade away
clouds of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, farewell,

The Day
by JESS OPPERMAN
i was there the day she died
the day she breathed her last
i prayed the Lord she'd suffer not
it's happening too fast

we both agreed no life...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, death, farewell, goodbye,