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Leaving Poems | Examples of Leaving Poetry

Leaving Poems - Examples of all types of leaving poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for leaving.
i cannot be friends with someone who is still stuck with the mistakes from my past
my past doesn’t define me only teaches me who i don’t want to be and if that’s something you cannot see then it is time for you to leave i cannot change what i have...Read the rest...
Categories: leaving, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Beyond
He climbed to the top of a tall cypress tree All his fertile countryside world he could see His father’s fields, neighbor’s houses, and kin folk’s, too For seventeen years, the only world he knew College and military brought...Read the rest...
Categories: childhood, farm, growth, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
Summer's Melting Point
Summer's mask behind glinting flowers— 'Fraid to be seen kneeling at their leaf; In her passions swathed by the air— With the blooming sweat to pull it off. 'Fraid to be seen kneeling at their leaf, She endows her soul...Read the rest...
Categories: flower, introspection, leaving, nature,
Form: Pantoum
Permission To Leave
Don't break someone's soul If you're no longer happy Ask to leave; basic....Read the rest...
Categories: engagement, leaving, perspective, sorry,
Form: Senryu
Some days I really wonder If I did things differently Loved you more Held you closer Maybe even loved you less If we would still be together Some days I wonder If I let you toy with me long...Read the rest...
Categories: leaving, anger, betrayal, boyfriend, break
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Brain Washed
If only I could wash my brain My mind would be so clean Then certainly I would be so sane And no way to be mean I’d scrub away all the pain I had Scrub...Read the rest...
Categories: innocence, leaving, longing, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Dear You
Dear You, I’m sorry. Apologies are stupid, I don’t know why I wrote one. I thought over a bunch of things. Sorry, I’ll cut straight to the point. Sorry for not talking with you and calling you...Read the rest...
Categories: leaving, farewell, friendship, how i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Beautiful Day for Emilia J
It was, they say, a beautiful day A beautiful day for Emilia J A day for surprise, a day for a song, A day for a friend to be tagging along. Emilia, darling, said Lisa La Bow Who gestured above...Read the rest...
Categories: leaving, appreciation, courage, death, endurance,
Form: Rhyme
Understanding Space
The spilling of a brain, Thoughts that can’t be contained, The crumbling membrane. An agnostic wreck that cries out I’m four years old 5,6,14,17 A botanical solar system expect all of the plants are dead. Everywhere you look in my museum, There is...Read the rest...
Categories: leaving, environment, extended metaphor, growing
Form: Free verse
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Categories: giving, humorous, leaving, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Raven and Wren
RAVEN AND WREN As the world wakes up To the sun’s gentle rays of light Frozen memories melt and flow Penetrate but do not satiate Moments of insipid sight A scenery of incessant delight As the raven chases the wren Back to...Read the rest...
Categories: bird, fate, hurt, leaving,
Form: Free verse
Here I Go Again
Here I go again broken deep inside Try to run from my past and still got nowhere to hide Having nightmares all over again Waking up gasping for air wishing this would end I no longer...Read the rest...
Categories: abuse, anxiety, feelings, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
A sweet death
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Categories: confusion, depression, leaving, moon,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Our Daily Bread
Our Daily Bread Flour, yeast,and milk,a bit of butter too, and giving it a little time to rise, into a loaf, it grew.. From this mass of sticky flour will come warm, pillow soft bread. My body...Read the rest...
Categories: leaving, culture, dream, flying, gender,
Form: Rhyme
Stars in the sea Light my way 'till I depart From here eternal....Read the rest...
Categories: inspiration, leaving, life, perspective,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Leaving Poems

Definition | What is Leaving in Poetry?

Book: Shattered Sighs