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Farewell Poems | Examples of Farewell Poetry

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Premium Member Farewell
friends and relatives presently long gone alone~ with my last farewell Written: March 17, 2023...Read More
Categories: farewell,
Form: Haiku

Let us talk like strangers
Let us talk like strangers, And clear out the air. Whatever has happened between us, Let us forget and not point a chair. Let us not pinpoint The mischievous brain of ours, Who was unsuccessfully successful In drifting us apart. Hi its...Read More
Categories: farewell, absence, beautiful, black love,
Form: Ballad
Death Prepper
Wake up Make breakfast Eat breakfast Make Lunch Go to Work Work Eat Lunch Work Come Home Entertain Go to sleep What else is there to do But to prepare To leave all of this Behind One day...Read More
Categories: dark, death, depression, farewell,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member So Long to Philosophy and Theology
Marymount University is saying farewell to some storied majors including Art, English, Philosophy, Theology - and Math Artists will starve or survive, and Writers on AI can...Read More
Categories: education, farewell, fate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lo the futility
Separation Duality This and that.. These are Appearances Empty and full.. Not explainable Spontaneous Without connections Just This.. The futile quest is Is to find an Explanation to End the need For explanation Of appearances.. Lo the futility... ...Read More
Categories: blessing, farewell, journey, philosophy,
Form: Light Verse

On the Death of someone I hardly Knew
You must have gone through hell, The pain you suffered. Yet you kept your sense of humour, And still felt concern for others Not half as ill as you. You fought for your life, Almost against hope – And in the end, When...Read More
Categories: august, death, farewell, grief,
Form: Free verse
DIVORCE POEM: ALL DONE NO MORE FUN SON So now is crunch time, There is no more entertaining any-more Sunday brunch times! There’s no more listening,... To your not so funny, so called...Read More
Categories: divorce, emotions, farewell, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A ghost in my mind
I'm calling out the masks you're wearing I don't need to do this with any swearing Your two faces don't justify you not caring Your lies are no longer worth my forbearing When you chose to take a gift...Read More
Categories: break up, farewell, for
Form: Free verse
Beyond this life, beyond this breath, There lies a realm, beyond our death. A place of peace, a place of rest, Where souls transcend, and troubles are left. There, we'll find, what we've been seeking, Answers to questions, we've been...Read More
Categories: beauty, confusion, death, farewell,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Breathing
He takes another labored, raspy breath; there’s spittle in the corner of his mouth. The veil between this life and certain death is stretched transparent like a piece of gauze. His semiconscious mind would seem adrift, inspects the gossamer for...Read More
Categories: farewell, journey,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Seasonal Time Share
Oh, damned February, As you breathe your last Exhale in farewell iciness Cold crystals fading gasp. Thus, is your fate in Northeast climes A fickle season’s whims and wonts Harsh winter backing slow away retreats before springs warming taunts. Subtle hints of flowing...Read More
Categories: farewell, february, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Memory Lane
Listening to her talk about past times was thrilling. Going down memory lane wasn't what she liked. Embarking on yesterday’s plane wasn’t her kind of person. She was too busy for such diversions. She was...Read More
Categories: death, family, farewell, grandmother,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Cosmic refuse
Quantum soup frenzy so many minutes to live our last pint of life....Read More
Categories: farewell, bereavement, dance, death, eulogy,
Form: Haiku
It wont be long now
It won’t be long now, She said. And her hand danced like waves through the wind, paving a path through the air, Building up and crashing down, Feeling the air push fiercely back out the window of the tire...Read More
Categories: farewell, 11th grade, child, family,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Goodbye
Goodbye We'll surely miss having Rico around For his Limerick's distinctly profound He cheered us all up At times made us blush As Limerick King Rico earned his crown. Rico you’re the Monarch of poet hearts Loved for your...Read More
Categories: farewell, memorial, tribute,
Form: Limerick

Specific Types of Farewell Poems

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