Goodbye Friend Poems

Friendship Poems About Saying Goodbye

The hardest part of any friendship is when it's time to say goodbye. As much as we might like things to stay the same, change is an inevitable part of life. The universe may seem huge and the rift between friends on opposite side of the world may seem a great distance. There are many tools available with which we can communicate, but even without these tools there is a secret that only real friends know, and it is this. All the mountains and valleys in the world cannot separate friends whose hearts are as one.

Farewell Messages Saying Goodbye to Close Friends

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  1. You Will Be Missed

    • By Stephannie Beaudette
    • Published: October 2007
    Poem About Missing Friend's Presence

    Saying goodbye
    Was the hardest thing to do.
    I never thought I would,
    Especially not to you.

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    A dear friend of mine passed last year. I unfortunately missed her last days due to being in hospital myself. Her then ex-partner lived with her to bathe, feed, help with toilet needs, and...

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  3. Because She Was My Best Friend

    • By Insha Jesani
    • Published: April 2015
    Poem Remembering A Friendship

    Together we would laugh, together we would cry,
    With each other, we'd never be shy.
    We'd often fight, then sort it out,
    And at each other, we would never shout.

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    When my best friend that I’ve known since I was a baby came back to England, we grew a connection. She was always by my side and made me happy. She has 3 beautiful kids. The youngest is only...

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  4. Goodbye, My Dearest Friend

    Poem About Friend Leaving The Country

    The hardest part of any friendship
    is when it is time to say goodbye,
    and even though I wished I could make you stay,
    I know I have to let you spread your wings and fly.

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    My best friend is leaving me and going away. Her absence makes me feel alone because the valuable days we spent are memorable and unforgettable. However, change is an unavoidable circumstance...

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  6. Goodbye, Best Friend

    • By Jaimie-Beth Faulkner
    • Published: March 2011

    Things may change from this day on.
    Here with us is where you belong.
    Someone like you there is no other.
    You're the closest thing I have to a brother.

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    I had my best friend commit suicide last year and it was hard for me. Being a cutter, I know the feeling of being alone a lot and without friends. This poem is touching to me because if he...

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  7. Never Part

    • By Bailee Simler
    • Published: March 2012
    Saying Goodbye To A Best Friend Leaving To College

    When I saw you
    in the hall,
    I knew you would
    be the best of all.

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    I love the poem. It touched me. My best friend is also leaving for college today, and I am going to miss him so much.

  8. Farewell Words

    • By Gregory K.
    • Published: October 2017

    Farewell words too often part
    And cleave with sorrow to aching hearts.
    With a final wave, all disappears
    Beneath the hush of silent tears

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    Absolutely beautifully written, and with such great words that bring emotion. I love it!

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  10. Gone

    • By Stephanie M. Wendorf
    • Published: October 2007
    Poem About A Friend Gone

    Emotions ran through my head.
    I found myself wishing I was dead
    All because you were moving away.
    I knew I would never see you another day.

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    This poem really touched me. I found out yesterday that my best friend's parents divorced and his mom took him and his brother and sister and we don't know where he is. He was my best friend...

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  11. For A Friend Forever

    • By Sandra Rosene
    • Published: November 2007
    Poem About Wanting To Hold Onto Friendship

    Though it's only been a short while,
    I've never had a friend like you,
    But soon you will be leaving me,
    And I don't know what to do.

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    I have a best friend who I started talking to in February of this year. I met him in person September 1, 2018. After that we hardly talk. I miss the way we would talk before we met in person....

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  12. Through The Years

    Saying Goodbye To A Friend Poem

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    You helped me laugh
    You dried my tears
    Because of you, I have no fears
    Together we live

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    I have to move and leave my best friend behind. I'm hurting as the school year comes to an end, but no matter what, I will always love her and nobody can ever replace her! Imma miss your...

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  13. The Drifter's Melody

    Poem For Saying Goodbye And Best Wishes

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    The time soon comes for parting,
    And our time is at an end.
    The rest of your life is starting,
    And we have no time at all to spend.

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    I'm moving away to a different country to start high school and continue my life. This means that I'll be leaving my best friend behind. We could talk over the internet, but I don't think...

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