Goodbye Poems | Examples of Goodbye Poetry

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Dirty Love
by Jodie Williams
So we came undone, stitch by stitch,
it's been far to long but the scars still itch.
Lies start to feed on a love I believed
was specifically...

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Reluctant Feet
by Jodie Williams
Shadows of no-hopers stretch,
escaping from the platform lights,
A stage where pride and egos dance,
where hearts will leash and cage their fight,
But all too soon I'll...

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Categories: anxiety, break up, change, goodbye, i miss you,
What happened from then and now
by Blic Echols
Would you please tell me why,
 You can't even deny,
 That there's something so different about us,
 We scream and we scream,
 Till we can't...

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Categories: goodbye, lost love, math,
Premium MemberFOUND THE LOVE OF MY LIFE
by Line Gauthier


Fine gent, great looks, good job, fun car, nuff cash
Dozen kids a deal breaker
Shoulda read the fine print



Submitted for contest SHOULDA READ THE FINE PRINT_2...

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Categories: betrayal, black love, break goodbye, love hurts,
MY FUNNY VALENTINE
by SYLVIA WILEY
Lonely teardrops gasping for air...my funny valentine he's never there.
 How can you mend a broken heart once it's been broke too many times. 
Realizing...

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Categories: allegory, death of a goodbye, grief, imagery, love,
Premium MemberFarewell My Friend
by millard lowe


In graveyard dreams
tombstones are etched 
with fading memories

Only plastic flowers
are forever—apart from
my undying love…

Farewell, mon amie...
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Categories: goodbye, lost love, love
Premium MemberLast Lie, Cold
by Gregory R Barden

Your breath upon the window freezes, lace

               Yet, warm upon my...

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Premium MemberGood Bye For Now
by Carol Connell
Some say the pen is mightier than the sword and
         I suppose that is true in many...

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Categories: bereavement, death, emotions, father, goodbye,
Last time
by Daniel Hunter

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Categories: goodbye,
Baboozled
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
You have neglected me
Rejected me
Disrespected me 
And not even left a name for me 
A lost identity
Which is what I have feared
A mirage of promised...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anti bullying, goodbye, leaving,
dependent on you
by Rebecca Campbell
The only way to define it is
Co-dependent confinement
The earth off it's axis
The planets out of alignment
all this time spent in silence
of my constant reliance 
I'm...

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Categories: analogy, devotion, fear, goodbye,
Infinite Road to Nowhere
by Rebecca Campbell
I feel like you are at the finish line
of my fifty mile race,
but no matter how fast I run
I cant keep up the pace.
The road...

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Premium MemberA Near-to- death State Of Mind
by Jonathan French
He lies, warm and straight; unmoving.
Free from pain in his transitionary world;
safe within a love that shared his body and mind.
Without her altruistic and unyielding...

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Categories: goodbye, hope, november, spiritual,
Premium MemberNovember Rest
by Cynthia Patience
         November Rest

 Wooly wisps of vaporous white,

 Wind pushed across grey-blue sky,

 casting their shadows on...

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Categories: arabic, farewell, forgiveness, friendship goodbye, heartbreak, love,
Farewell to the never found
by Paulo Freire
I


I see you wearing your green hijab.
Looking mysterious as the desert under the red sun
And I start to tremble with joy. If you only knew…
As...

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Categories: dedication, endurance, farewell, games, goodbye, grief, retirement,
Premium MemberALMOST RETIRED
by Line Gauthier


A glass, a sip
A chardonnay
Winding down after the long day
Leave it behind
All forgotten

Retiring soon
One day coming
Passing the baton, the madness
Years of abuse
About to end

Put up...

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Categories: goodbye,
Giving All
by DM Babbit
I would give it all away
  the collector's display of valuables untouched
if only you would stay.

The shadows take hold
  and as your eyes...

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Categories: cry, death, deep, depression, goodbye, high school, suicide,
The end
by Kaitlyn Nelson
She knew it was tonight
She began to write

There was no way
She could escape the days

Her life began to unfold
No stories left to be told

There was...

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Categories: cry, family, farewell, goodbye, heaven, loss, memory,
I Am Always Thinking About You
by Ashley Smith-Gilchrist
Wrote By Ashley Marie Smith-Gilchrist on October 27 2017
In Loving Memory Of John Andrew Londo 02/14/1985 To 07/08/2017
Rest In Peace Cousin. I Love You and...

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Categories: goodbye,
Premium MemberWritten On Flesh
by Nayda Ivette Negron
Rose fell on the floor
Culminating a story
Written on the flesh
Began with innuendos
Ended with reclamations









For One Or Two Tanka Poetry Contest
Sponsored by Rick Parise
January 4, 2018...

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Categories: anger, change, emotions, giggle, goodbye, humorous, riddle,
Premium MemberShoes
by Jim Kilduff
Shoes all crumpled and squeezed
Why can't you ever do as I please?
Don't you know that it is a sorry sight
To say that I possess you...

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Categories: analogy, depression, farewell, goodbye, lonely, suicide, teen,
The End
by Jack Luke
I know how this works 
I have had suicide on my mind 
You keep saying hurtful words 
Yeah you keep saying the worst kind 

I...

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Categories: goodbye, love, seasons, song,
Premium Membera silent song Tanka
by Rick Parise
a sadened teardrop
wiping the dew dropped window
as the fog lifts
I see your frozen steps
leading past the churchyard
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Categories: addiction, celebration, encouraging, freedom, goodbye,
Boxed In
by Yolanda Scott
Riding the rail cargo
blue sky's virgin eyes
suddenly a ride on the wild side.
Consumed like a passionate love affair
first sneaking around then a box unbarred.
There were...

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Categories: break up, girlfriend, goodbye, i love you,
Missing you
by Audley Johnson
 

Sometimes I wonder, 

Do you ever think about me? 

The times we use to be

Spending time you and me

Those walk along the sea     

Peace and...

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Categories: appreciation, change, encouraging, goodbye, hello, inspiration, new
New Year's Resolution 2018
by Sarita Milliner
New Years’ Resolution 2018 

As we bid goodbye to “17” and embark on adventures anew,
Let’s not repeat the yesterdays, just embrace “18’s” fresh brew.

Let us...

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Categories: goodbye, memory, moving on,
LookingOut
by Jeffrey Bovee
I'm looking out another window
Behind another set of eyes
The sun still shines in
The thoughts still tangled in a web
Everything hangs in a balance
Teetering on loneliness
There...

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Categories: absence, blessing, courage, goodbye, imagery, inspiration, life,
Reach Out
by Jeffrey Bovee
I reach out to touch something real
A solid foundation
A root so deep
I can't dig it out
I reach out for something real
To hold me down
To comfort...

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Categories: goodbye, grief, heartbroken, hurt,
Goodbye for now
by Broken Survivor
It's been 14 years. I've never left your side. We went through hell and back, but still held on. Ups and downs. Laughs and tears....

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Categories: caregiving, farewell, for her, goodbye, i love you,
Premium MemberThe Dolphin and The Seahorse
by Sharon Gulley
Mother started her journey home today
where Dad stands, waiting with open arms
in the sunsets meeting of the oceans glare. 

I stood by the shore, the...

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Categories: abortion, anger, death, farewell, goodbye,
First kill
by Reginald Telemacque
I killed someone today I just put her to sleep
I wish I never did it cuz now I cannot sleep 

I took her life to...

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Premium MemberDecember 2017 - Goodbye Old Year
by Sandra Haight
December 2017 - Goodbye Old Year

Divided into months is our Earth year,
and January was the first new page.
Month two, cold February, did appear,
then left as...

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Categories: betrayal, emotions, feelings, goodbye, heartbroken,
Premium MemberONLY A RED ROSE KNOWS
by Vickie Thayer
my child, 
this is a beautiful red rose,
like you,
among thorns it will grow wild,

keep it dear,
hold it close,
you'll know its meaning,
if someday it brings a...

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Categories: dark, death, deep, depression, goodbye, growth,
Don't let me die without
by Alex Duffy
Don't let me die without writing this first
I'm fighting the hurt
Bleeding with ink, crying with words
Let me write this before I'm lying in dirt
Don't take...

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Categories: appreciation, celebrity, death, depression, goodbye, inspiration, suicide,
Strong for too long
by Micheala Ruth September
You've been sitting in the dark
Wondering for so long.

It's been forever
Since you started feeling so alone
Drowned by the voices
And haunted by the demons

A happy facade...

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