Beatrice Dahlen

Freshman - 781 Points [B. V. Dahlen] (Hampton Roads, Virginia USA)

Beatrice Dahlen Poems

241. Night Patrol 9/22/2009
242. On Pop Pop’s Shoulder 9/22/2009
243. A Military Thanksgiving 9/22/2009
244. To My Daughter-In-Law 9/22/2009
245. Beach Sunrise 7/31/2011
246. Battle’s End 9/26/2009
247. An Engagement Prayer 9/26/2009
248. Apron Strings 9/26/2009
249. The Introvert 9/26/2009
250. August Afternoon 9/22/2009
251. Blessings For A Dying Friend 9/22/2009
252. Villanelle On Depression 9/22/2009

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  • Brandon Miller (10/15/2012 9:28:00 PM)

    if you dont mind can you read my poems and tell me what you think about them

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Best Poem of Beatrice Dahlen

Villanelle On Depression

Depression is a fact of life for me.
As much a part of life as food and air,
It hovers like a dreaded entity.

It scatters joys like useless stale debris,
And sews the ashes of my dreams in gloom.
Depression is a fact of life for me.

It poises like a shadowing banshee
With somber wings just waiting to enshroud.
It hovers like a dreaded entity,

And I can almost always guarantee
Secreted in my spectral holidays
Depression is a fact of life for me.

My life becomes a frequent abductee
Purloined by mirthless bird of prey
It hovers like a ...

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You entered my life
small, fragile, dependent
for love and warmth
and nourishment.
You needed me.

Then, as you grew
your world enlarged.
You noticed other things,

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