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Farewell Poems | Examples of Farewell Poetry

Farewell Poems - Examples of all types of farewell poetry to share and read. This list of farewell poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of farewell poetry. This list of works about farewell is an excellent resource for examples on how to write farewell poems.
Adieu Papa
Didn't know it would hurt this much, I wasn't prepared for it. I loved your imperfections and the memories I didn't think I had, flown in abundance and that is what hurt the most. I'm...Read the rest...
Categories: cry, death, family, farewell,
Form: Elegy

Premium Member I'm Just Out For A Bit
KEY: N-Neighbor "An armless heart steals the pause that a calming reveals," ... by The Poet He said his peace then looked at his timepiece like he's forgotten supine the sullen skies that spat in his eyes and smiles with...Read the rest...
Categories: farewell, appreciation, death of a
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Childhood Home
This poem was mistakenly deleted my apologies . Wild, natural, without care you stand hidden, unnoticed, a secret. Brambles briars bluebells dance Wild flowers grow. Haunted laughter, echoes of youth, Carried by the summers breeze, Our tomorrow’s and yesterday’s Forever...Read the rest...
Categories: break up, emotions, farewell,
Form: Free verse
To a Friend from a Fiend
No , now it would not matter if you would take all the blame ; Ohh ! you would not do that , it's just my dream . Yeah , it could possibly be that I lit...Read the rest...
Categories: farewell, beautiful, best friend, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Family Reunion
Breast beat for her I doubt you fathom crude Understand thus gravitas of thy actions true This must entrust you knot the thread bear Bang thy drum roll knees follow you we share Needless pain inflicted as I stroked...Read the rest...
Categories: farewell, crazy, dark, daughter, death,
Form: Prose

Premium Member Where Have all the Comics Gone
~ To the tune of: 'Where Have All the Flowers Gone?' ~ Where have all the comics gone ...Read the rest...
Categories: dance, farewell, humor, nostalgia,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A Pealing Appellation
Pleasingly plump Appealing appellation? Por favor, senor ~ Propose its purgation ...Read the rest...
Categories: cute, farewell, word play,
Form: Alliteration
Life and Death
The world maybe bitter and dull, to some without a meaning, bright the eye of heaven shall shine on a day with no complaining. Hope does fade away sometimes on days that are restraining, and blessed...Read the rest...
Categories: age, death, farewell, fate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wings
As I laid there looking up at the stars, I felt sad and all alone. The sting of old scars made me realize that you were already gone. No matter what I said, I was to blame, yelling at me...Read the rest...
Categories: farewell, break up, change, christian,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bad News, Morose News
It’s like being hit by a meteor Where there’s no tomorrow It is like doomsday, really Where everything is ugly And absolutely nothing is pretty I just received the bad news That my sister-in-law had died Suddenly and extemporaneously Without being sick tremendously I...Read the rest...
Categories: farewell, dark, death, death of
Form: Rhyme
I wish you saw
I did great today. I saw pride in the faces of people I loved. I saw them open their arms For a hug, for a pat on my back. Cheers, smiles and praises greeted me As I walked past them...Read the rest...
Categories: angst, appreciation, celebration, farewell,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Home Again
His trip took him across many miles That might have seemed unending - But he did not notice. His flight was uneventful And should have been quite peaceful - But he did not notice. The roads traversed green countryside And might have...Read the rest...
Categories: farewell, bereavement, care, death, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
The Passenger
Born in December on a cold winter’s day I was baptised a Christian without any say My life given direction before I could walk A school then chosen before I could talk I went through communion and was soon...Read the rest...
Categories: dark, depression, farewell, growing
Form: Rhyme
Can't Complain, Oh what a Sleuth, Show some shame, Oh what a Sleuth, Lurk around, Oh what a Sleuth, Surrounding Sounds, Oh what a Sleuth, Left behind, Oh what a Sleuth, It will be mine, Some day, Sleuth....Read the rest...
Categories: farewell,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Heart's Decree
I'm stealing a few moments from Father Time to pen my thoughts on parchment pages. I write of mirth we shared, sweet and sublime, capturing it in recorded history of us for the ages. As twilight broaches night, I...Read the rest...
Categories: farewell, sorrow,
Form: Dramatic Verse

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Definition | What is Farewell in Poetry?

Book: Shattered Sighs