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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 am not me
When oceans adopt calmness I will sail toward you Because without you I am not me Garden without flowers and shades is me Day born out of miseries of the night Making all things apparent But love is concealed in my heart and...Read More
Categories: leaving, beautiful, blessing, cute, cute
Form: Free verse

Premium Member what lays ahead
i headed out somewhere away from everything I knew away ~ where i could start anew and in my head i was already halfway there posted on May 18, 2023...Read More
Categories: future, hope, journey, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
Long years back
It happened long years back, Today, nor yesterday, When Time perhaps lost way, It happened long years back. My youth when wished to roam, When seasons smiled ahead, Once when I lost my head As I took off from home. Someone when stopping...Read More
Categories: leaving, remember,
Form: Narrative
His Epitaph, Short and Snappy
They nagged him till he'd had enough. His one remaining joy was snuff. Beyond the post that ends his race he has found a better place. This is no time to joke or laugh but to write his epitaph. Art is...Read More
Categories: leaving, life, peace,
Form: Epitaph
Disarray and Dismay
I’ve endured a thousand thunderstorms in my brain I’ve cured a thousand more to feel your rainfall’s pain I’m apologetic for the wrongs I’ve done to you and all, But I will not fall for your gain’s sake...Read More
Categories: betrayal, forgiveness, leaving,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Dressed Up
Dressed UP I got up early, before the dawn... and dressed to impress. I had nowhere at all to go, or to be, I just wanted to remember, what it was like, to see the world, and...Read More
Categories: leaving, angel, anti bullying, celebration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I would have listened
I kept you at arm's length don"t know why I thought that you might know me Just another branch broken in a thunder storm of my life's tree No one thinks to actually talk, so lost is...Read More
Categories: leaving,
Form: Rhyme
Grains of loss
Recall the bike trip to Tennessee Valley Remember the boat made of driftwood I held in my hand the salty wet sand How sand slips between fingers How much was lost since he was little When I was full of...Read More
Categories: leaving, age, death, father son,
Form: Free verse
A Song from Beyond the Grave
In solitude, I sing my song, My mother's love will live lifelong, Though she has left this mortal land, Her spirit lingers, close at hand. Her gentle voice still echoes clear, And I can feel her presence near, Guiding me through...Read More
Categories: leaving, cheer up, cry, how
Form: Jueju
Left For Someone New
The rain pours down in sheets of grey, As I stand here alone, my heart in decay. The one I loved has gone away, And left me here to face this day. I thought our love was strong and...Read More
Categories: heartbreak, heartbroken, leaving, loneliness,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Discontinue
Absolute toxin, I placed within you Through to the bone, past the sinew I could not allow this to continue A blessing it is to discontinue My scent was laced heavy with chloroform Weather the nightmare, weathered the storm No...Read More
Categories: leaving,
Form: Free verse
The Eastern Gate ii
He’d returned on an impulse to the city Slipped through that Eastern Gateway Consciously retraced those steps Of that years earlier leaving day. Mingled with the market crowds He felt his eyes slowly range Across each familiar feature, Noting every single change. He...Read More
Categories: goodbye, leaving, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
The Eastern Gate Part i
He left by the Eastern Gate Slipping through the fading light Before they closed the city Against fast approaching night. They first tumbled in the grass Under a tree still growing there, Her skirts as disarranged As the wind disarranged her...Read More
Categories: break up, leaving, lost
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Last Trip
Follow me to the golden world. Angels sing for their heavenly king. Peace is where you seek its birth. Love is everywhere. People smile and rebel on life. Pain is lost in the sea. Life has passed, but happiness reigns. Love is...Read More
Categories: leaving, bereavement, death, destiny, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member High School Graduation
Tears come easily on this special night, It's saying farewell that is hard. Thoughts turn to the celebration of the end of our twelve-year journey, ...Read More
Categories: anxiety, friend, graduation, leaving,
Form: Free verse

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