Valerie Dohren

Silver Star - 4,234 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Distant Shore - Poem by Valerie Dohren

O could it be that we have known
Such tender love before -
That we have loved each other so
Upon some distant shore.

Within the far and long lost past
Then maybe you were mine -
I held you in my gentle grasp,
Set in another time.

And could it be the Moon above
Has watched our warm embrace,
And seen us kiss so sweetly in
Some other far off place.

Beyond the boundaries of time,
Perchance our love did grow -
For now I love you, as I deem
I loved you long ago.

And thus when darkness steals our souls
I know our love won’t die,
For it will blossom in the dawn
That lights another sky.

Don’t weep my love, my sweetest love,
Forever we shall be
Two hearts united through all time,
Into eternity.

Comments about Distant Shore by Valerie Dohren

  • Veteran Poet - 1,261 Points Om Chawla (8/29/2013 7:11:00 AM)

    Stunningly beautiful, lyrical. (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 953 Points Yasmeen Khan (8/15/2013 12:54:00 AM)

    Love is eternal and immortal as human soul as God Himself is. A lovely write. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 876 Points Mary Forrester (8/13/2013 4:28:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem Valerie, emotional. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 18,458 Points Ramesh Rai (8/12/2013 4:18:00 PM)

    a beautiful write on immortal love. a perfect poem with emotion n heart write. we are writing so many poems out of all very few are such which can be considered as complete poem. so many times we pour so many unidentified words which deface the poem. in your poem i m obzerving selection of word is marginal expressed as if you took the help of your heart bcoz heart is never mischievous. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Kelvin Owusu (8/9/2013 2:41:00 AM)

    a beautiful poem very touching (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 774 Points Juan Olivarez (8/7/2013 8:15:00 AM)

    Beautiful work. I read it to Elvira. Absolutely beautiful (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points G.R. Gaus (8/6/2013 9:57:00 PM)

    Soul Mates for eternity, somehow in ways we can't understand in this mortal life you've captured this truth, another beautiful passionate piece of work Valerie... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,101 Points Heather Wilkins (8/5/2013 3:10:00 PM)

    a beautiful love poem. very touching and emotional write (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,395 Points Smoky Hoss (8/4/2013 11:34:00 AM)

    Absolutely beautiful and pure poetry. Should be used as an excellent example of what poetry should, and could be. Wonderful thought expressed in the finest possible words. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,283 Points Shahzia Batool (8/3/2013 11:56:00 PM)

    Eye-catching title, and sincere write! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,107 Points Diane Hine (8/3/2013 3:19:00 AM)

    Impossible to compose a more harmonious poem! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,216 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/2/2013 11:52:00 AM)

    Two hearts united through eternity. That's what love is. Sweet poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 30,945 Points Valsa George (8/2/2013 8:47:00 AM)

    This is such a remarkable poem Val! I just love it! ! In some previous birth.... On some distant shores.... some light years before.... you must have been lovers! Great imagination! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,354 Points Lyn Paul (8/2/2013 8:20:00 AM)

    Dear valerie, your romance is so good you should be looking at a magazine column. I know our love won't die
    Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,365 Points Kevin Patrick (8/1/2013 5:29:00 PM)

    Two hearts united through all time,
    Into eternity.

    You kill the cynic in my bosom with an arrow of enchantment, love rises in the corpse of bitterness. Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,295 Points Robinson (8/1/2013 8:16:00 AM)

    Maybe it got a little dusty from time
    A little attention and my! how's that for a shine! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,199 Points David Wood (8/1/2013 5:25:00 AM)

    A beautiful love poem Val, I enjoyed every word. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,412 Points Lorraine Colon (8/1/2013 1:33:00 AM)

    Nothing as beautiful as a love poem {except love itself} - and you know how to write them. Wonderful poem, Val. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 23,345 Points Sandra Feldman (7/31/2013 9:05:00 PM)

    Went right through me, felt every word, every line, every sentiment of love that flowed from your verses.
    Speaking about Romantic........ someone got the prize. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 211 Points R.j. Wynn (7/31/2013 6:58:00 PM)

    Somebody was having a great time. I relate to this. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 1, 2013

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