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Goodbye Poems | Examples of Goodbye Poetry

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

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List of Goodbye Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Choice Seancy Puteho Free verse dedication, deep, goodbye, lost
The Plea kevin hailey Rhyme goodbye, sorrow,
Going nowhere near you Christopher Flaherty Free verse goodbye,
End of Service Jeremy Byrum Rhyme career, deep, depression, goodbye,
Premium Member Poem The basket sat on top of the dryer Lewis Raynes Quatrain community, death, freedom, goodbye,
Yellow flower Janine Jacobs Haiku beautiful, death, goodbye,
Tears GeorgeKenneth Martin Lyric cry, goodbye, heartbreak, loneliness,
The Day JESS OPPERMAN Light Verse bereavement, death, farewell, goodbye,
Premium Member Poem The Eyes' Most Beautiful Moment Bernard Chan Free verse beautiful, flying, goodbye, leaving,
Not A Word DM Babbit Carpe Diem farewell, goodbye,

next of kin
by STANLEY YARBERRY
love can bind memories
sorrow blends with wind
water drips into a stream
thin as a skim of skin

as ghost is to remembering
like members of a greater sin
they...

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

We Wept
by Sean Greathouse
“We wept”, said the Toys.
“I remember”, said the Dresser.
“I screamed”, said the Lamp.
“I held you”, said the Pillow.
“I failed you”, said the Blanket.
“Please don't”, said...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: goodbye, abuse, anxiety, child abuse,

Lost In Your Eyes
by Alycia Wheatley
Lost In Your Eyes

We embraced and as we broke apart,
I wanted to say how wonderful you are.
Instead I got lost in your eyes.
You must've thought...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, feelings, goodbye,

The tongue In Cheek Balm
by matthew harris
The (tongue In Cheek) Balm...
Of "permanent" Sleep

Abbott, nothing beats the
     immortal heavenly reincarnation
     after mortality odometer
 ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: goodbye, absence, allah, angel, celebration,

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SCARECROW TALKING IN AUTUMN
by Robert Trezise Jr.
Autumn arrives
Like calloused hands
From Canada,
Squeezing
The summer sogginess
From the air
Like a wet rag
Wrung
From a pail of warm water.

Downhill
From
Its hollow avalanche of wind,
We are swept away,
Banging
With brooms
At...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, color, goodbye, imagery,

What If Destiny
by matthew harris
What If Destiny... 
Deeded Mine Singular Default Mode To...

Communicate (temporarily,
     strictly and hypothetically)
     merely allowing me to...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: goodbye, 12th grade, absence, betrayal,

Appreciated
by Phatt Matt

Hello from the other side
I Must have thought about you 
a thousand times
They say time's supposed to heal you
I ain't done much of healing
Mama I...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, deep, goodbye, grandmother,

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Last Laudation
by Carol Connell
Vibrant colored leaves
twirling, loosed now from mighty oak
applaud Creator.

10/1/18...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, color, creation, goodbye,

HELLO AND GOODBY
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
glad to see you
i miss you too
as you go
take it slow
this  i say
have nice day
here why
now  this is know lie
your my friend til...

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

Rhue
by randy johnson
She starred in a Star Trek episode as the girlfriend of Khan.
She was talented but it's sad because now she is gone.
She had Multiple Sclerosis...

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

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Fickle Winds
by John lawless

This tussling the maple’s hair
rocking her in feigned caress
sweet promises of whispered gusts -
“I’ll close my eyes while you undress”

this dalliance of summer love
a sultry...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, goodbye, lust,

Move on Without Me
by Chris Jim
The feelings are just as they were in the beginning.
Your voice is still the same 
But something is just not the same.

So I wake up...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, emotions, goodbye, heartbreak,

That fateful day
by Tigerlily Swanson
the back story of this poem, this poem is about my uncle who passed before i got to meet him. he was my dads only...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: goodbye, addiction, death, drug, family,

Keep Fighting Those Demons:
by Joy Matthews
You don't and I'll never tell.
If you look at me you'd know what's really inside.
I may laugh and smile, and you'll think I'm OK.

I may...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, betrayal, corruption, goodbye,

A Love That Is Gone
by kimberly hildenbrand
If I asked you to take my hand...
Would you promise to try and understand?
There used to be betrayal and lies
With that came the secrets and...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: goodbye, heartbreak, how i

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The Last Good-bye
by Wren Rushing
How do I let you go?
 I think we will together grow old.
 Your soul grew to my soul.
 As the clock chimes,
 becoming one...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, goodbye, sad,

My Last Breath
by Michael Domaracki
My Last Breath.. 

It seems as if my last breath 
May soon be drawn 
My one last breath 
Before the dawn
Yes, my final breath
And then...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farewell, goodbye, lost love,

Physco Daisy Mae
by Mike Grant
B.S.C. is what she does to me
Physco Daisy Mae is CRAZY! 
She really is a little lazy
The truth is a little hazy

Give me money and...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: goodbye, america, anger, betrayal, character,

Enlightenment
by Earl Schumacker
Head on collisions can not be predicted
At great speeds they are hard to avoid
People on the train sleep in their calm
Not for long when something...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, confusion, death, goodbye,

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Welcome Fall
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
I loved you Summer but it is time for goodbye,
your sweet beautiful flowers are decaying;
it is only days until they just fall and die,
once they...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, goodbye, summer,