Valerie Dohren

Gold Star - 6,772 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Halcyon World - Poem by Valerie Dohren

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.

Comments about Halcyon World by Valerie Dohren

  • 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.
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  • (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

  • Kelvin Owusu (8/9/2013 2:44:00 AM)

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

  • 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

  • (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

  • Juan Olivarez (8/7/2013 8:20:00 AM)

    Another masterpiece Val. (Report) Reply

  • 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

  • (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

  • (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

  • Heather Wilkins (8/4/2013 5:26:00 PM)

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

  • (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
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  • Shahzia Batool (8/3/2013 11:58:00 PM)

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

  • Diane Hine (8/3/2013 3:21:00 AM)

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

  • Lucifera Santez (8/3/2013 2:20:00 AM)

    travelling to the worlds unknown,
    every rock and every stone.
    beautiful lines.
    beautiful poem.
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  • (8/2/2013 4:25:00 PM)

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

  • 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

  • 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.
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  • David Wood (8/2/2013 5:44:00 AM)

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

  • (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

  • (8/1/2013 3:48:00 PM)

    Traveled, musicality
    Oh what verses,
    To feel free
    Carried me away, really enjoyed light and beautiful, like in a dream. thanks
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 1, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

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