calls to witness
or that which
is only a declaration
of the limited
and the countable.
And the sun some tourist
wades out each morning
for a few moments
and to forget and drown.
And then later the moon
Browse our selection of poems about good-byes, farewells, parting, and letting go.
|2003||Good Night||Wilhelm Müller|
|2006||Farewell to Yang, Who's Leaving for Kuo-chou||Wang Wei|
|1860||So Long||Walt Whitman|
|2011||For Telly the Fish||Toi Derricotte|
|2015||The Children||TJ Jarrett|
|1917||During Wind and Rain||Thomas Hardy|
|2014||I Could Let You Go||Thomas Dooley|
|2015||Stammering translated sonnet in which the poet sends the rains of Havana to her love in New York||Suzanne Gardinier|
|1896||LXV [Once, I knew a fine song]||Stephen Crane|
|1918||Song for Lonely Roads||Sherwood Anderson|