Valerie Dohren

Gold Star - 7,071 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Eastwards - Poem by Valerie Dohren

At the start of each day, turn your eyes eastwards
and you will see the sky slowly open up her heart
to reveal a mighty dazzling orb, shimmering in the
morning mist.

Then look into your own heart to see if you can catch
a glimpse of its reflection there. If you can, then
you have, for a brief moment, touched eternity.

If you don`t see it, then close your eyes and keep
trying so that one day you surely will, and its beauty
will be so great that you will never ever turn away.

Comments about Eastwards by Valerie Dohren

  • (4/10/2018 4:19:00 AM)

    Thank you for commenting Akhtar, very much appreciated. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/10/2018 3:09:00 AM)

    I turn my eyes eastwards at the dawn to look at the pleasant sun, I turn my eyes eastwards at noon to avoid the burning sun, I turn my eyes east wards at the dusk to look at the romantic twilight truly, throughout the night my eyes remain starring and waiting a lovely dawn. (Report) Reply

  • Mark Normand (8/17/2012 3:45:00 PM)

    Yes one day very soon there will be beauty so great in that direction we won't be able to turn away. Great poem (Report) Reply

  • (6/22/2012 3:00:00 PM)

    Gorgeous imagination, comforting words (Report) Reply

  • (4/12/2012 3:48:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem Valerie! well spoken! (Report) Reply

  • (4/8/2012 6:40:00 PM)

    absolutely beautiful way to start the day! (Report) Reply

  • (4/7/2012 6:26:00 PM)

    A really beautiful poem, love it. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (4/6/2012 5:18:00 AM)

    A lovely message to open our heart as nature does. (Report) Reply

  • (4/5/2012 6:22:00 PM)

    A sincerely beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (4/5/2012 8:52:00 AM)

    What a fabulous philosophy for a cynical age! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 5, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 5, 2012

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