Valerie Dohren

Gold Star - 7,050 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

I Am........ - Poem by Valerie Dohren

I am the wind that blows in your hair
I am the joy in the smile that you wear

I am the grass that cushions your feet
I am the rose with her perfume so sweet

I am the rainbow spanning the skies
I am the teardrops that fall from your eyes

I am your candle with flickering flame
I am the language that speaks out your name

I am the birdsong high in the trees
I am the snowflakes that float in the breeze

I am the ripples you see in the streams
I am the essence of each of your dreams

I am the sound of rustling leaves
I am the thread that each silkworm weaves

I am the fire that burns in your soul
I am the shadow o`er mountains to roll

I am the blood that runs through your veins
I am the bright moon that waxes and wanes

I am the sun that shines in the sky
I am the breath exhaled in your sigh

I am the land and I am the sea
I am all that you want me to be

I am your soul........ I am not me

Comments about I Am........ by Valerie Dohren

  • Adeline Foster (8/30/2015 12:55:00 PM)

    Good thoughts and wonderful metaphors, images and similes, a nice write of hope and aspiration. Read mine – If Only –
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  • (1/7/2015 12:22:00 PM)

    Shockingly elegant in such simple form! So reminiscent of some of my favorite poets: Plath, Sexton, and even Mary Frye. Valerie, you are amazingly talented... (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (9/10/2014 2:04:00 PM)

    An amazing poem describing the Almity who is present in everything. a great poem in deed. (Report) Reply

  • (6/9/2013 2:29:00 AM)

    Wow! Amazing and vey impressive poem Valerie. Thank you for this great piece of art.
    Siya_! !
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  • Dee Corpolongo (6/3/2013 12:53:00 PM)

    OH! VAL! This is so amazing and fantastic~ I love this poem and the deepness it entails,
    yet, simply put! ! ! Bravo for this piece! ! and thank you again for sharing it with us all! ! !
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  • Kasia Fedyk (7/18/2012 5:10:00 PM)

    Valerie, I am speechless, your soul in such beauty writes so we can read. More then beautiful this poem is!
    thank you!
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  • (7/15/2012 3:02:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem, Val, far better than my little one :) Ruth, taking her hat off to you..... (Report) Reply

  • Juan Olivarez (6/20/2012 9:49:00 AM)

    wow, this beautiful poem has no peers, I love it. (Report) Reply

  • (6/18/2012 10:28:00 AM)

    splendid metaphors in this love poem-thank you for sharing.. (Report) Reply

  • (6/15/2012 5:26:00 AM)

    Absolutely splendiferous.... I adore the flow and ease I slipped mentally through this in a dream like state...fabulous tyvm Karen...and thanks for reviewing three feathers (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr (6/9/2012 10:22:00 PM)

    Wonderfully written, full of meaning. Soul is everything (Report) Reply

  • Goddy Nana-mens (6/9/2012 7:11:00 AM)

    It's a great poem, Val. It's beautiful, witty and consummating. Simply put, it is all of Life captured in twenty-three lines. (Report) Reply

  • Iquo Umoh (6/9/2012 6:48:00 AM)

    lovely poem Valerie it captures what makes us alive our essence our lives our souls. lovely poem (Report) Reply

  • Rajendran Muthiah (6/8/2012 2:33:00 AM)

    Some poets prefer to be themselves. But you are her soul and not yourself. Wonderful! The anaphoric repetition of 'I am the..' does not bore. The rhyming couplets dazzle us with beautiful meaning in them. Well Done. (Report) Reply

  • Elena Sandu (6/6/2012 7:24:00 PM)

    Yes, this is the ultimate giving as true love: forgetting self. Soul filling poem, thank you! (Report) Reply

  • (6/6/2012 10:55:00 AM)

    A massive poem! Every line is a great quotation! Unforgettable poem! ! Unforgettable poet! Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (6/6/2012 7:04:00 AM)

    I am your soul........ I am not me. beautiful (Report) Reply

  • Godfrey Morris (6/4/2012 4:46:00 PM)

    Powerful write. Especially the part at the end. Reminds me of the poem dont weep at my grave (Report) Reply

  • Anita Sehgal (6/4/2012 7:52:00 AM)

    immensely beautiful! divine (Report) Reply

  • (6/3/2012 3:59:00 AM)

    There is an almost ethereal quality here although the voice would be within the mind or the minds' eye seeing and knowing and spiritually growing, a delightful and meditative poem, especially with the delicate use of repetition. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 28, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, May 28, 2012

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