Valerie Dohren

Veteran Poet - 2,713 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Beauty


I saw the face of beauty fixed
Upon the rising sun
Beyond all mortal compliment
........................
........................
read full text »

Topic of this poem: Beauty

Form:


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Comments about this poem (Beauty by Valerie Dohren )

Enter the verification code :

  • Freshman - 1,902 Points Hans Vr (11/1/2013 5:45:00 AM)

    Wonderful, Val, a truly fantastic poem.
    Agree with others that yhisdeserves a number 1 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan (10/17/2013 10:46:00 PM)

    Dear Madam, you are such a senior poet with huge experience of life and poetics. It is not for a child like me to comment on your craft. I am sure many people in PoemHunter will be happy if a senior poet like you wins! ! Wish you all the best for the contest. But you cannot predict anything in an Online Contest like this - which can be easily manipulated by cyber savvy poets! ! (See my poem Poem Hunter Contest Final just to have an idea of how a contest can be manipulated...) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,060 Points Ramesh Rai (10/16/2013 6:32:00 AM)

    i was in search of your poem since 15/9 finally got. only i have to say EXCELLENT (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 35 Points Doug Bentley (4/25/2013 9:58:00 PM)

    The face of Beauty is heard here, ballet steps light, word whisps- diamond-pointed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points G.R. Gaus (4/15/2013 11:02:00 PM)

    So it's been said that we are all light beings, created from light and thus beauty radiates from within the soul of those who believe in such things spreading light to others, as in this poem....... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 413 Points Yasmeen Khan (4/3/2013 5:25:00 AM)

    Amazing, so masterly treatment of of the theme, It's sureal and romantic. The last two lines are timeless as human soul (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,003 Points Valsa George (11/11/2012 11:48:00 PM)

    This is one of the most beautiful poems I have read these days! Apt words and thoughts in excellent diction! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,094 Points * Sunprincess * (10/27/2012 6:19:00 PM)

    wow this tribute to the sun's beauty is a masterpiece..couldn't
    stop reading this one..i have read it three times..by far this is
    going to be my favourite of yours..fabulous! ... :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 307 Points Danny Draper (7/27/2012 9:12:00 AM)

    A fine poem of great measure, descriptive and emotional power and imagery, with a graceful and deft poetic aesthetic, with a great crafting of the final verse. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 934 Points Unwritten Soul (7/26/2012 11:15:00 AM)

    The title was perfect to this beautiful poem, it done in every single way with gentle and charm, to keep it in pure beauty...love the lines you made here..Thanks for this enjoyable poetry_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Kasia Fedyk (7/26/2012 9:22:00 AM)

    Valerie, this is breathtaking poem, I can hold it in my soul forever and flow with it into heavenly realm.
    Divine very Divine. (Report) Reply

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  4. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

Adam Scrivener, if ever it thee befall
Boece or Troilus for to write anew,
Under thy long locks thou may'st have the scall
But after my making thou write more true!
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jean Toomer

 

New Poems

  1. Crazy For You, Gretchen Cruz
  2. Cold Hearted, Gretchen Cruz
  3. It&, Morgan Michaels
  4. 戦争, Skyler Ryan
  5. Lonely, Skyler Ryan
  6. War, Skyler Ryan
  7. My Crying Heart, louis rams
  8. Peace, Is It Poetry
  9. The Man Next Door., Shelley Hornsby
  10. Siren Haiku, Chenou Liu
[Hata Bildir]