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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.

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small songbird cardinal your bush cut down from the storm small cardinal no more...Read More
Categories: animal, farewell, loss, nature,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Trump Has Now Left The Building
TRUMP HAS NOW LEFT THE BUILDING Ladies and gentlemen, Donald Trump has now left the building He may have gained Lincoln’s bust, but now his fame is wilting He has now to give up being President as tides...Read More
Categories: allegory, farewell, tribute,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Death And Dying
Death And Dying. . If only I could allow myself to really live For even just a brief moment And release my bated breathe For I dwell in the coldness of darkness And live a living death . No sanctuary can...Read More
Categories: angst, anxiety, death, farewell,
Form: Free verse
(or, More Quality Time in the Cities of the Plain) The world is a cold grey prison Only one mode of escape With a dignity you can muster, You can hang yourself from the drapes Other than that, it's curtains End-times...Read More
Categories: cancer, conflict, farewell, funeral,
Form: Lyric
ONE WAY TRIP TICKET? by JOHN M. ARRIBAS A Round Trip Voyage to Where: and for Why? Can’t Solve the Mission, No Matter How I Try Somewhere along the Path, Did I a Miss the Sign? That Tells Us What Awaits...Read More
Categories: allusion, confusion, death, farewell,
Form: Rhyme

Fresh Homemade Bread
Growing up my parents continuously brawled Verbally and throwing things was the norm This day was uniquely funny My Sis thought it was not As an adult my sister sees the comic side Though she was left a little traumatized The...Read More
Categories: farewell, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Alexa does everything for this lazy man Like putting on the TV or opening a can Poor Alexa really hates his commanding voice However he's in control so she has no choice One day things for this man...Read More
Categories: farewell, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member before I go
I will turn to see the sky touch the grass and wonder why walk the mountain trail again splash the cold against my face feel the burly bark of brethren pine upon a wintry shine of one more snow before I...Read More
Categories: appreciation, blessing, earth, farewell,
Form: Prose Poetry
Silent Flowers
Those silent flowers, they swell. Setting sun, open hand, clasp one by one, exposing none. Blooming figures, constrained, slight stems, Oh so fragile, resigned, alluring blend. Winds rock, gusts scream. Fragmented petals drift side by...Read More
Categories: farewell, flower, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member it all got done
I leave the window open. She used to say how beautiful it was in the morning, To wake to the sound of the birds singing. Each night, before she lay down to sleep, She wanted to make...Read More
Categories: farewell, feelings, grief, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tell Me No Goodbyes
What is it with this word, "Goodbye"? Someone help me understand ...Read More
Categories: confusion, encouraging, farewell, humor,
Form: Free verse
Your Two Cents Are Worthless Don't Make Sense Anything You Say Is Irrelevent Talkin For The Hell Of It Actin Brand New Ain't Got A Clue Thought You Knew You Never Had A Chance...Read More
Categories: farewell, anger, break up, conflict,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Perfume Scented Letters
Perfumed Scented Letters. . Perfumed scented letters Written in ink with such depth of emotion And intense devotion Flowing from the fountain of the heart With so much gratitude warmth and affection And forever love yet so far apart A sweetheart bares her...Read More
Categories: anxiety, appreciation, farewell, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This that and the other
In lessons of last chance I began a recalculated pre-walk toward an awakened scribble scrabble feeling font be it all around your grief gloomed genre of new knowns all past is empty prologue as future is...Read More
Categories: farewell, allusion, analogy, anger, angst,
Form: Prose
Premium Member endings2
no more sad endings no more happy endings only one ending here it is ...Read More
Categories: farewell,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Farewell Poems

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Definition | What is Farewell in Poetry?