Valerie Dohren

Silver Star - 3,062 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Halcyon World


Come with me, let’s take a ride,
Swiftly, silently to glide
‘Cross the cerulean sky;
Above the earth, flying high.

Through the air, over the land,
Twisting, turning, hand in hand;
Then beyond the em’rald sea,
Floating, drifting, peacefully.

So to ford the bridge of time,
Into places so sublime -
Leaving all that’s done, behind;
See the future - in our mind.

Trav'lling on to worlds unknown,
Every rock and every stone,
Passing there beneath our eyes,
Marks the road to Paradise.

On and on our way to wend,
Every corner, every bend,
Leading us beyond the gloom;
On to where the flowers bloom.

On to where all things are fair,
Wearing garlands in our hair;
Dancing on the crested clouds,
Spread beneath as angels’ shrouds.

There within a halcyon world,
All our dreams to be unfurled -
We shall live as spirits born,
Heralding a golden dawn.

Come with me, let’s take a ride,
Spanning o’er a deep divide;
Such that sets the senses free -
Come, O come, just you and me.

Submitted: Thursday, August 01, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 06, 2013

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  • Rookie - 23 Points Thomas Vaughan Jones (2/14/2014 2:54:00 PM)

    Poetic minds think alike Val. Joseph and I are booking our tickets.
    Lovely form and perfect rhyme as usual. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 172 Points Gillian Commerford (9/16/2013 8:05:00 AM)

    Hi Really liked your poem.I'd like to go to that world.Also thanks for your comments on my poem I although not beautiful.Gillian (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Kelvin Owusu (8/9/2013 2:44:00 AM)

    this i found to be romantic and fantastical (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,104 Points Valsa George (8/8/2013 11:02:00 PM)

    Another trip to realms beautiful, beyond all cares and pestering worries of the world on tireless wings of imagination! ! Enjoy all your rides! ! Perfect rhyme and unobstructed flow! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points G.R. Gaus (8/8/2013 10:44:00 PM)

    Nice rhyme scheme, perfect flow, as you take us along into your vivid imagination world, thanks for the ride.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 516 Points Juan Olivarez (8/7/2013 8:20:00 AM)

    Another masterpiece Val. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,512 Points Lyn Paul (8/6/2013 5:06:00 PM)

    A fabulous fairy tale of beatiful words - setting all of our senses free. Thank You Val (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 339 Points Danny Draper (8/6/2013 5:53:00 AM)

    A trip of high spirits and near gravity free, skirting stars and distant a seas, a fine write and a very noble and gentle and enticing idea. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 429 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (8/5/2013 11:34:00 AM)

    A wonderful and vivid imagination of the Halcyon world with the lovers gliding in is so exhilarating ! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (8/4/2013 5:26:00 PM)

    reading for the second time. yes I will go along for the ride. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 259 Points Joseph Anderson (8/4/2013 10:46:00 AM)

    Can we leave soon, my time is running out. You have a vivid an beautiful imagination.
    A great escape write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 603 Points Shahzia Batool (8/3/2013 11:58:00 PM)

    it's all about rhythm, beats, and meaningfulness... a musical write! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,112 Points Diane Hine (8/3/2013 3:21:00 AM)

    Aw Val, can't we all come pretty please. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 35 Points Lucifera Santez (8/3/2013 2:20:00 AM)

    travelling to the worlds unknown,
    every rock and every stone.
    beautiful lines.
    beautiful poem.
    :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 208 Points R.j. Wynn (8/2/2013 4:25:00 PM)

    I'm right there with you most the time. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (8/2/2013 4:24:00 PM)

    sounds like a great ride, may I join you also. nice poem for today (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,668 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/2/2013 12:07:00 PM)

    Come with me, let’s take a ride
    Oh, what a ride it is that you take us all as we follow you. Beautiful poem into realms of eternity. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 267 Points David Wood (8/2/2013 5:44:00 AM)

    You took me on a journey Val, I thoroughly enjoyed this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,740 Points Lorraine Colon (8/2/2013 12:16:00 AM)

    I'll come with you, absolutely! I wouldn't miss it for anything! . Thoroughly enjoyed this great poem! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,150 Points Thomas A Robinson (8/1/2013 6:48:00 PM)

    Diamonded with laser light coming through. A pure insubstance felt through and through.
    Your dreams dreamed are coming true.
    While waiting under English willow, blue Britain sky, on white Isles of crashing seas.
    Aye, and poems of Valerie (Report) Reply

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