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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.

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Nuclear Bread
Tom stops his waltz to the dead- tapered, and cream of the cram in his head, he's always a-loft- he's the maker of his next, year by year, danger by the yes! So many times, so little does he need to be...Read More
Categories: adventure, allegory, encouraging, leaving,
Form: Ballad

Tire Marks
Tire marks- the tires sunk deep on the soft soil I walked on the raised mound guiding the grass and dirt into the tire thread mark one direction and then coming back squishing the soil on the other side to where...Read More
Categories: leaving, bereavement, break up, earth,
Form: Free verse
Her accusations had taken their toll The fights were hostile and neverending He endured the abuse everyday Sadly, it became the norm He was breaking He was becoming a shell of a man Beaten down by the woman he thought he...Read More
Categories: angst, february, leaving, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Thought Flew In
A thought flew in But then it flew out Why couldn't I keep it? Where were my brains? ~ Perhaps they'd stepped out...Read More
Categories: flying, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Leaving This Land
I will soon be leaving behind this land, Behind me I will be leaving my cares, I have made up my mind, you understand, Leaving this place and all the old nightmares; Will I be happy? I...Read More
Categories: leaving, blessing, care, friend, god,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Lunch Hour Redemption
A mercury-free tin of tuna fish bolted down, gagging all the way To the accompaniment of gossipy lips a revolting noon hour this hot day A walk inside COVID's masked prison did not appeal...Read More
Categories: fish, food, inspirational, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gone, perhaps forever
Someone very near and very dear leaves, perhaps forever, no offense but he has his own right to life, it just happens to be thousands of miles away... and so I go...Read More
Categories: leaving, lonely, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Man for You
You gave me sight And let me see What I want in a woman You could not be I yearned for your affection But that was too much I was a lovesick man Going crazy for your touch And I would have came With...Read More
Categories: leaving, break up, heart, how
Form: Rhyme
He said "Look what you made me do!" words that turned her black and blue. Her children's eyes are scarred for life, they saw their father beating his wife. They couldn't remember what their daddy did, a babes memories are...Read More
Categories: leaving, abuse, change, how i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Too Soon to Play Taps for Trump
Biden-lovers wish Trump would slink away But his agenda's not finished, so he will stay in the limelight, whether they like it or not cheered on by his supporters, a hearty lot...Read More
Categories: endurance, fantasy, farewell, leaving,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Every Four Years or So
My wife is unhappy What did I do Nothing, my darling It's not about you But dear, you're so sad It eats away at me I like seeing you glad It's how you should...Read More
Categories: america, freedom, immigration, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
Fear is the Opposite of Love
Fear is the opposite of love Odium. Rejection. Love is Acceptance Openness Appreciation For what Is. Hard over soft, Dark over light, Heartless to heart full- But emptiness, you choose A choice! And you retreat Alone For fear is the opposite of love unwavering. Everlasting. Abundant. And so...Read More
Categories: leaving, break up, fear, heartbreak,
Form: Dramatic Verse
I want to leave on your mind woven memories... my grand entrance... who I became... and the legacy I leave behind ©Copyright January 14, 2021 by Brian Pierre-Alexander © All Rights Reserved...Read More
Categories: appreciation, inspiration, journey, leaving,
Form: Quintain (English)
limited express
I fall I leave and I let go For all I know This brain dead of a year Has taught me how And I know now Ain’t got The time The heart The brain To attempt The start of something new It don’t feel so right for me I...Read More
Categories: celebration, dream, growth, leaving,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Last Love Letter
The Last Love letter Sail away and deliver this letter To the one I love and will forever I need him to see this desperately My dying day is shortly soon to be ... How I tingled whenever you...Read More
Categories: devotion, goodbye, leaving, love,
Form: Rhyme

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Definition | What is Leaving in Poetry?