Valerie Dohren

Gold Star - 5,728 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Seasons Of Love - Poem by Valerie Dohren

Our love came in the gentle Spring,
So sweet and fresh and true -
When we were young and unafraid,
And all was clear and new.

It blossomed in the Summertime,
And came to fullest bloom -
We lay beneath the Cedar Tree,
Our love there to consume.

But in the chill of Autumn mist,
It then began to wane -
No longer did we feel the joy,
Nor would we e’er again.

So as the Winter gripped our hearts,
Our hands then slipped apart -
We said goodbye and turned away,
As love did then depart.


Comments about Seasons Of Love by Valerie Dohren

  • Diane Hine Diane Hine (7/25/2013 6:34:00 AM)

    Love's insubstantiality in a neatly constructed poem. A real pleasure to read (as always) . (Report) Reply

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  • Rupesh R.k Babu (7/22/2013 12:00:00 PM)

    you are truly gifted, we expect many wonders from you (Report) Reply

  • Piyush Dey (7/21/2013 8:50:00 AM)

    How beautifully expressed!
    It touched my heart....
    A profound write! (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr Hans Vr (6/29/2013 8:43:00 PM)

    happens to so many relationships.
    good write, Val (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham Hazel Durham (6/29/2013 2:35:00 PM)

    So sad, like the seasons change so can love change!
    Superb write! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins Heather Wilkins (6/25/2013 6:53:00 PM)

    such a beautiful write using the seasons as a backdrop. I like very much. (Report) Reply

  • Passionate Reader Passionate Reader (6/25/2013 6:28:00 AM)

    Simply beautiful. It's written with a great flow. lovely! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • ..... W@king Up..... ..... W@king Up..... (6/25/2013 5:35:00 AM)

    Love can leave things behind, but sometimes we leave behind love under that cedar tree. A sad story... But so transfixing while read. Nice work.

    -W (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George Valsa George (6/25/2013 4:50:00 AM)

    A natural withering away in winter after a sprouting in spring, a blooming in summer and a ripening in autumn! Enjoyed these seasons of love! (Report) Reply

  • Danny Draper (6/25/2013 4:13:00 AM)

    The seasons of love and its turning. A nice romantic if not sad write. (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (6/25/2013 2:58:00 AM)

    According to Seasons love is a bed of roses and then its a star on the wane! BEAUTIFUL WRITE! (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Anderson (6/24/2013 2:51:00 PM)

    Similiar to my Seasons Of Life, but much better. I hope this is not a true story.
    At least your love and ability with poetry has not departed-another10 (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan Yasmeen Khan (6/24/2013 4:45:00 AM)

    Very beautifullt and smoothly your thoughts go with flow and rhythm of seasons. It ends in a gloomy wintry note. (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair Dinesh Nair (6/23/2013 7:33:00 AM)

    Your portrayal of the seasons of love has transported my thoughts into a world of nostalgic anguish that I would cherish to feel...
    When Valerie spins her beans who can help not bending down and picking them up? (Report) Reply

  • G.R. Gaus (6/22/2013 11:24:00 PM)

    Metaphorically perfect in four part harmony. Reminds me of an old Paul Simon song, April, come she will...... (Report) Reply

  • Walterrean Salley (6/22/2013 8:46:00 PM)

    A very sad story that touches the heart. But then, it sets for the reality of life. Again, beautifully penned and finely set. (Report) Reply

  • Godfrey Morris Godfrey Morris (6/22/2013 6:07:00 PM)

    Yes love can be a complicated cycle, bitter-sweet. Lovely write. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood David Wood (6/22/2013 5:38:00 AM)

    Love strolling through the seasons. It is so sad when love dies. (Report) Reply

  • Kelvin Owusu Kelvin Owusu (6/22/2013 5:34:00 AM)

    unfortunate for two hearts to part, but just as some life end too soon same goes with love. a lovely piece (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Feldman (6/21/2013 9:50:00 PM)

    Love and Life not always one
    Things do change for everyone
    But not everyone can describe the so many times sad evolution of life like a Poet can, Just a few beautiful images, words stanzas, and it's All there
    That is what Valerie Dohren has so masterfully done with Seasons of Love BEAUTIFUL and as Life, sad (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 20, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 20, 2013


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