Valerie Dohren

Gold Star - 4,678 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Beauty - Poem by Valerie Dohren

I saw the face of beauty fixed
Upon the rising sun
Beyond all mortal compliment
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Topic(s) of this poem: Beauty

Comments about Beauty by Valerie Dohren

  • Freshman - 767 Points John S (11/8/2015 1:26:00 AM)

    Wow, I'm so glad to see modern writers paying homage to the beautiful writing style of the old masters. The spirit of the ole' romantics lives on with your poetry. You have inspired me that I may say poetry is not dead. We cannot and will not abandon rhyme and meter because modern academics tell us to. Look what modern art has done to the universities. Squares, dots, and smudges replace the refined genius of Monet, Waterhouse, and Da Vinci. Let it not be the same with poetry. I can't wait to read your other poems. Keep writing! (Report) Reply

    Gold Star - 4,678 Points Valerie Dohren (11/8/2015 7:19:00 AM)

    Thank you John for reading and for your kind comments. I am pleased there are stil those who can appreciate the more classical styles. Hope you find something else to further inspire you in the rest of my work.
    Regards. Val

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  • Gold Star - 6,656 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (4/4/2015 8:03:00 PM)

    A priceless painting of beauty! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,116 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (2/17/2015 9:38:00 PM)

    The benediction of her charms
    Is full beyond compare....... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,579 Points John Richter (2/17/2015 6:51:00 AM)

    Truer words never spoken! What a wonderful surprise to see your poem listed on the daily roster! Of all your poems I've read thus far - this is my absolute favorite! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,012 Points Godfrey Morris (2/17/2015 6:29:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem penned by an awesome poet. Congrats. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 18,448 Points Lyn Paul (2/17/2015 6:13:00 AM)

    True Beauty in you as a person Valerie and in your words. Remarkable. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 28,812 Points Kim Barney (2/17/2015 5:04:00 AM)

    This is one of the best poems ever. Perfect meter. I love it. Well-deserved of being selected as Poem of the Day. Poem Hunter got it right this time! Congratulations! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,060 Points Paul Reed (2/17/2015 4:07:00 AM)

    Inspired writing Valerie (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 45,404 Points Valsa George (2/17/2015 3:44:00 AM)

    Congratulations Valerie on this great poem of yours being chosen as the poem of the day! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,804 Points Anthony Di''anno (2/17/2015 2:45:00 AM)

    One of the best poems I have ever read Val. Simply beautiful. Well worthy of being showcased as poem of the day if not poem of the year. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,112 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 - 397 Points John Brown (10/26/2013 6:08:00 AM)

    How this didn't win the competition is beyond me. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 36,460 Points * Sunprincess * (10/18/2013 1:11:00 AM)

    This one deserves a blue ribbon.. I voted Excellent :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points 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 - 19,816 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 - 122 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

  • Veteran Poet - 1,015 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 - 45,404 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 - 36,460 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 far this is
    going to be my favourite of yours..fabulous! ... :) (Report) Reply

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