Moving On: 17+ Fearless Poems About Leaving

Leaving is never easy, and these poems capture the range of emotions we feel when we say goodbye to something or someone we love. 

They offer hope and comfort in the face of change and remind us that everything passes in time. So take a few minutes to reflect on your own experiences with leaving, and enjoy these beautiful poems.

What Are The Best Poems About Leaving?


It’s hard to say goodbye, even when it’s the right thing to do— these poems about leaving capture the bittersweetness of farewells and the hope for a better future. 

Whether moving away from home or quitting a job that isn’t right for you, these poems will help you process your feelings and celebrate the new beginning ahead. We would love to hear your favourite poem about leaving in the poetry community.

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