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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  
Approbation Deeded Gratuitously Just Because matthew harris Elegy 11th grade, farewell, father,
Golden Gates Jordan Foster Free verse beautiful, christian, farewell, heart,
The day God called you home siyabonga nobangela Free verse farewell, death, death of a
Falling Oliver Pierce Free verse dark, farewell, loneliness, lost,
The Raven Road Babafemi Yinka Olubodun Blank verse cry, depression, farewell, hurt,
Premium Member Poem A FUNNY EPITAPH Line Gauthier Epitaph appreciation, death, farewell, happy,
Like A Breeze Alice Starblossom I do not know? beautiful, farewell, heartbroken, leaving,
Misconception Yolanda Scott Ballad farewell, break up, confidence, conflict,
Severe Weather Predictions matthew harris Dramatic Verse farewell, 11th grade, adventure, america,
A higher grave Raven Tones Dramatic Verse absence, death, farewell, goodbye,

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FEELING EMPTY
by Therese Bacha

When we first split up, 
he still remained my 
continuous connection 
to my heart which made me 
not stop running back to our past
when we...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, heartbroken, i am,

IF GOD FORGIVE YOU CAN
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
we make mistake
it never to late
word to borrow
to say am sorry
so take  his hands
he is the man
IF GOD FORGIVE 
YOU CAN...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, gospel,

BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
i miss all of you
still love you too
many other things
that ture love brings
my gift bag or stuff
also bags of chestnuts
you'll see
I'LL 
BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell,

Nostalgia For Yesteryear Of Boyhood
by matthew harris
(originally composed approximately a half 
dozen plus years since this revision now, 
September 13th 2018 ~ 12:48 ante meridiem, 
which missive, I came across scrolling...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, 12th grade, 9th grade,

His Name Is My Name Too
by Trey Hamner
Here under this midget monolith
Lies John Jacob Jingleheimer Smith
He went out, there was a great shout
And that's the last he was heard about





  ...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, death, death of a

River
by Alessia Jay
I found myself by a river, 
on the day I wished to die.

I found myself by a river, 
the place you’d always cry.

I found myself...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, farewell, moving on,

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RIP
by Kale Brereton

The heat of sand on my feet
And grinding in my toes
The sounds of the ocean waves
Crashing against the shore
A cold drink in hand
Wet with perspiration
The...

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

Autumn In The Air Hooray
by matthew harris
Autumn In The Air - Hooray

Respite from punishing 
     heat wave - yay
which above line,
     could "speak"...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, 12th grade, 8th grade,

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Mountain Mistress
by Gregory R Barden

Alone and weary ...
          She stood on the mountain ledge -
     The...

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

WE GAVE SOMETHING UP
by Mia Pratt
Despite all the patches 
of  thorns and fire 
that were constantly 
laid between us
and the darts and spears
you vomited at me
with your cold blooded...

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

Both Of Us
by Cassidy Budd
I opened up, let you in.
And still you walked away.
But it's okay, because I'll love myself enough for the both of us.

If I flew to...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, goodbye, heartbroken, lost

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Redbone, A Mighty Blow Given Night That You Died
by Robert Lindley
Redbone, A Mighty Blow Given Night That You Died


He a mighty dog, grandpa just called him Redbone
As big as a hog, he weighed in over...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, boy, death, dog, emotions,

Silent Pain
by Patrick DaCosta
Silent Pain




   Darkness closes in with closed eye lids, ensconced in its embrace tears fall from empty eyes to be blown on the...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, lonely, lost love,

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Dream peacefully
by Roy Pett
(form Yalto poetry)

Delightful 
unexpected
beauty
an amazing 
dream creates yearning 
strong desire
can not
stop feeling
your love
though now you
are not here
within my heart you’re 
love’s retained forever
so
rest in peace...

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

THE STING OF DEATH
by Tosanmi Gbenebitse-daniel
THE STING OF DEATH

Death why provoke us to tears?

There are lot of unfinished works

But still you pierce

What are these you have wrought?



Your unannounced visits can’t...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, anger, bible, conflict, corruption,

Departure
by Dibbendu Dwip
Am I ready?

Seems I am.

Are you ready 

To bid me good bye?

My tough time is passing by

And interestingly so am I.

It is a big haha...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, literature, meaningful, strength,

Sour Grapes
by Tersab Jibs
You said that you would write to me this time
And I believed you, as I always do
I thought you cared enough to drop a line
Instead...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, farewell, friendship love,

Whispers
by Jean Bush
Whisper in my ear, my love,
And let me hear your heart.
For this affair will never end
Or will it ever start?

You kissed my hand so sweetly
On...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, desire, farewell, for

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Chuck Long Meets the Crimson Banshee
by Robert Candler
Aye, Chucky, the Banshee's wailin'.
Closer.  Ever closer.  Spurred by your fears.
And the wailin'; oh, the wailin'.
What to do?  What to do? ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, betrayal, destiny, farewell,

Ode To Bobby
by Kurt Philip Behm
I never wanted to be famous,
   I only wanted to be great

I never promised you an answer
  even now as questions inflate

I...

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