Goodbyes Are like Sunsets

A poem for farewells

Aabye-Gayle F.
1 min readMay 23, 2023


Cloudy sunset at a Caribbean beach
Sunset on Grand Anse Beach (Photo by author)

Goodbyes are like sunsets —

A spectrum of senses and sentiments.

Some are unassuming;

We don’t pay them much mind.

Without great ceremony,

They move us from daylight to nighttime.