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Moving On Poems

Moving On Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about moving on. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for moving on.

Poem Topics Related to Moving On

past, present, future, lost love, love hurts, i'm over you,

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It's hard to stop,
Knowing that you are wrong,
Knowing the mistakes you've done,
Knowing you're an endless series of bad.

It's hard to keep,
What you never got to hold,
What was long lost and gone,
And never made you feel any good.

It's hard to stay...Read More
Categories: conflict, moving on,
Form: Light Verse

You are the one
My love will never die I cannot lie you are the one who holds my heart my sole my very reason for existing I loved you from the first moment we met ur little black jacket ur funny little dog...Read More
Categories: moving on, angel, blessing, fear, lonely, lost love, moving
Form: ABC
gentle wind comforting me
total vibe filled with glee
the scent of Christmas in the air
imagining a space with you standing there
inspiration growing in remembrance of you 
the effervescence of your iridescence shines through and through
i can still smell the spicy scent...Read More
Categories: moving on, christmas, growing up, growth, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Life Matters
I need to know that my life matters.
That I am someone,though I stand alone.
My heart may be in tatters,
But it is the only one that I own.

Feeling at times, less than zero.
Knowing that it was the intent.
I had hoped there...Read More
Categories: character, life, moving on,
Form: Rhyme
Sentinel's Watch
He wouldn’t give me the time of day
if his watch was on fire –
the one I’d started running for.

I’d go seriatim on the trail
while speculating about
traversing more
uneven terrain still
just to catch a glimpse of him.


Once I settled
into a pace he...Read More
Categories: leaving, moving on,
Form: Free verse

Circle Of Life
Life's a journey with lots of twists and turn,
leading the way through hitches,
making my soul burn,
Strong men show no fear nor pain,
while traveling the path so narrow,
But their truth is hidden beneath the smile,
That covers the feelings of sorrow,
Though you...Read More
Categories: death, depression, journey, life, memory, moving on,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Night Move
Stars were out that night,
When we moved east of Easton-
Goodbye sunny street!...Read More
Categories: childhood, growing up, home, moving on, night,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Execution

In the absence of complication,
intricacies of wayward living,
matters emphatically mitigated,
compelling conclusions, well-received,
extenuating circumstance accomplishes,
impressive consequences, be enduring,
proffers a conciliatory concession, 
for toward said conclusion, we pray that all our
trials and tribulations become distant memories.

Above sapphire skies delight sanguine eyes -
amidst...Read More
Categories: allegory, moving on, muse,
Form: Free verse
Mami Owon
It is so true that good mothers are rare.
In the furious face of hunger,
And in the ferocious jaws of sickness
You have always been near.

Mami Owon,
This verse could have been a salutation,
Expressing my love for you,
Or to seek help from you,
But...Read More
Categories: moving on, death, mother,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Judging Others
Judging Others…
whimsical law?

It is a kangaroo court, 
and the clowns have just arrived. 
Dressed in suits and ties, 
eating pies.

They think they know best, 
they have been put to the test. 
Liars on fire…
every “one”.

Taking care of a tiger, 
that...Read More
Categories: moving on, betrayal, confidence, gender, leadership, missing you, moving
Form: Free verse
To dare to cross a cross
  Moving on along a brothers way
Bypass all signs from gravity
  A winding path defies, all looking for it

Haptic visions here to stay
  Phantom waxing fast decipher
More permanent each passing day
 ...Read More
Categories: moving on, allegory, christian, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Slipping

What is expected
from perfection?
Do your best,
and none can find fault. 
The level of your challenge, 
needs to be higher,
than your attainable goal. 

Help others rise with you, 
and the water boils hot. 
The steam brings newness…
washed clean, 
what was once
stuck...Read More
Categories: america, angel, community, history, humanity, moving on,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stalled Beginning
Stalled Beginning…Beautiful Ending

Like a stalled car
with engine running,

I sat there waiting
to go somewhere.

A tingling bumped
my consciousness;
I became aware
my blank foot-brake
was resting
on my mind’s pad.

Now...Read More
Categories: moving on, analogy, animal, extended metaphor, imagery, insect, metaphor,
Form: Prose Poetry
I try to go back to our tree and lie beneath the branches but I always end up in tears.

 I wonder if you ever come back here and do the same.

Most nights I think of you with her and...Read More
Categories: moving on, angst, loss, lost love, love, memory, moving
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Sapphire skies in sanguine eyes
In the absence of complication,
Trials and tribulations become distant memories.
Above sapphire skies delight sanguine eyes -
Inspiring forthcoming musings of the mind.

Hope of a brand-new day conquers
Disillusionments of the past
Hosting exuberance on resplendent arc,

Condemning the nights of angst
In triumphant adjudication
By the...Read More
Categories: moving on, feelings, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Time To Act
Environmentally, the world
is fast approaching crisis point:
global warming has meant major
alterations at the Poles,
where the icecaps are melting fast.
In hot regions, such as my own,
there are places crippled by drought.
Australia's fire season
began early this year,
so that many houses are lost,
gutted...Read More
Categories: environment, fire, leadership, moving on, ocean, people,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member In A Word











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Categories: death, grief, loss, moving on,
Form: I do not know?
Somewhere Between
To see me is to look
through storm clouds
To view what I have hidden
in the depths of my gaze.

To hear me is to listen
only to the half breaths
And recognize the difference
between solace and anxiety.

To judge me is to walk
barefoot along broken...Read More
Categories: freedom, growth, introspection, moving on, native american,
Form: I do not know?
Panic Attack
I keep on panicking,yet am still moving.
Panic is like a train that rails on broken rail way tracks but cannot be funded back without you being run over.
A sincere heart gets strangled in the rail tracks and bleeds tears 
Folded...Read More
Categories: moving on, anxiety, growth,
Form: I do not know?
Moments of grace
Moments of grace

A sense of delight in maturity one can find in some wrinkled smiles, 
souls who have been walking at the shore of riches with the sky in miles.
They carry the memories in enchanted experiences as treasure,
sensing the aesthetic...Read More
Categories: appreciation, celebration, moving on, relationship, uplifting,
Form: Ballade
Your Son Will Be Your Downfall
I respected the man that you once were. 
Professional and kind.
They way you saw the bigger picture,
With your business driven mind.
It seemed that you could do it all
And for a time, things went well.
But the day you forced him into...Read More
Categories: moving on, work,
Form: Rhyme
There Is a Wonder In Every Beginning
There is a Wonder in every Beginning
To sustain it till the end, that is the trick of Time,
Our Great Mistress,
Who Masters us, before we Master it.

My Orchid dropped its blossoms in a week!
They were as violet as the eyes I...Read More
Categories: conflict, flower, moving on, nature, peace,
Form: Free verse

"i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)
i am never without it(anywhere i go you go . . . "
                 ...Read More
Categories: heart, introspection, moving on, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Never No Turning Back
Now, you’re too far gone.
It’s no use pretending what you’ve done.
I too now, am too far gone.

There are no bridges left to burn, it’s best we don't recall.
It is such a long way down, far for all to fall.
Too much...Read More
Categories: courage, farewell, life, love hurts, moving on,
Form: Rhyme
Moving on
She told me she still loves me 
I can't say the same
I wanted to 
But didn't
Pride is to blame
Love can be tricky
Hard to forget
Just like  betrayal
Or regret
My mind it still wonders
About things that could have been
Now it's at peace...Read More
Categories: moving on, betrayal, farewell, heartbreak, loss, love,
Form: Free verse