Moving On Poems

Poems about Letting Go and Moving Forward

Love is a dynamic and changing emotion. Sometimes it grows and sometimes it fades. Moving on from a relationship or marriage, leaving behind a past love, or pursuing a new fling can be scary, uncertain, and difficult. However, the prospect of change and new experiences can also be exciting and a time for discovery. Focusing on the opportunities and experiences ahead rather than dwelling in past memories can help us to move forwards. Our lives are in flux in every experience and moment, and letting go, no matter how difficult, is an important part of that process.

Moving Forward Poems

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  1. Weight Upon My Shoulders

    Learning To Love Again

    The little woman on the left
    the one upon my shoulder,
    tells me I should guard my heart.
    She wants me to make it colder.

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  3. One Day

    One Day He'll Miss You

    One day you're gonna see her,
    But she won't be looking at you.
    One day you'll feel like she did,
    And you won't know what to do.

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    "One day you're gonna love her,
    But she won't feel the same.
    One day you'll know how it feels
    To have your blue skies turn to rain."

    I can actually relate with this stanza of the poem....

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  4. Carry On

    Poem About Coming To Terms With A Break-Up

    I don't hate you,
    Because I still love you.
    I can't look at you,
    Because it hurts to.

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    It all started at the end of summer. She was sad, and I was angry at the things she was sad about. I wanted to make her happy. I can't normally stand to see people sad. So after a long week...

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  6. My Boat

    Metaphor Poem For Unappreciated Love

    You were my boat, sleek by design.
    I was your jetty, one of a kind.
    We were deeply in love and made for each other,
    And I promised I'd never harbour another.

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  7. A One-Sided Love

    • By Kiara W
    • Published: July 2016
    Poem About Falling For Someone You Can't Have

    Once upon a time I opened up my heart to you.
    You did what you chose to do.
    You chose to keep my as a best friend.
    Little did you know I was dying to the very end.

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    This poem reminded me of how much I fell in love with my friend from the same youth group back in college. We were really close that time that suddenly and unexpectedly my feelings towards...

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  8. Don't Look Back

    Poem About Trying To Find Love In An Old Relationship

    Love doesn't happen overnight.
    Love doesn't argue about what's wrong
    or what's right.
    And don't expect to find a love that will last

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    I liked a guy a lot, but he cannot be mine. We were very good friends, but when he got to know about my love for him, he broke the friendship at once. It's more than a year now, but still he...

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  10. Let Go

    • By Shelby T. Parsons
    • Published: December 2015
    Poem About Falling In Love And Letting Go

    What do I do,
    When I'm still in love with you?
    You walked away,
    'Cause you didn't want to stay.

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    • Rating 4.40
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    This has blessed me. I am very happy reading it but also sad because it’s a sad poem. Another comment said it made my heart leap. It touches me right in my heart. It is now my lock screen and...

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  11. You Taught Me To Let Go...

    Poem About Deserving Better

    Used to listen when you said you would always be there.
    I sit and think about all the times we had together,
    and how I thought I used to love you, when you used to care.
    I'd last through any weather,

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    I loved this poem. It absolutely spoke to my life right now. A lot of heartbreak and pain, but this poem helped immensely.

  12. My Love

    • By Emily L. Webber
    • Published: October 11, 2019
    You'll Always Have My Heart

    You make me laugh and smile
    when I need a cry, even if it's only for a little while.

    You make me happy when I am sad,

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  13. Lost Love

    Poem About A Love Not Meant To Be

    The most amazing moment was when we met
    The love and time I have shared with you
    have all been without regret...

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    Wow, Saliha. What you wrote is exactly what happened to me, except I'm on the receiving end. I was married, distanced myself, then divorced her for no good reason. Just lost that love. Now we...

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