Valerie Dohren

Gold Star - 7,065 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Letting Go - Poem by Valerie Dohren

It’s okay love, you can go now,
but set the door ajar as you leave –
just enough for the light of your memory
to shine through.

We’ve gone a long way, you and I, on this journey,
but I am tired now, in need of rest –
so I will stay here and say goodbye.

Yes, it’s okay love, you can go now,
be where you ought to be –
I’ll still think of you …

Topic(s) of this poem: bereavement

Form: Free Verse

Comments about Letting Go by Valerie Dohren

  • Lungelo S Mbuyazi (11/30/2017 2:59:00 PM)

    Wow! Lovely love with stanza 1 (Report) Reply

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  • (11/24/2017 4:59:00 AM)

    BEAUTY -be where you ought to be –
    I’ll still think of you …
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  • Unwritten Soul (10/9/2016 6:22:00 AM) so sweet and break my tears from my soul too...beautiful are stronger woman day by day and also you have a great soul inside...blessed with writing talent too... (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (7/17/2016 12:59:00 PM)

    Thank you for reading and commenting Kelly, pleased you liked. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (7/16/2016 5:10:00 PM)

    A graceful and sweet piece, Valerie. Thanks (Report) Reply

  • Dee Corpolongo (1/20/2016 12:16:00 PM)

    Something so hard to do, yet we must when we lose a love. Great message, and though different than your usual style, still amazing and beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • (1/7/2016 12:25:00 PM)

    Valerie-This was so deeply moving for me for I have experienced the loss of a mate.Written with grace, acceptance
    and endearing attitude.Time may heal.I guess be thankful of what you had
    (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (1/4/2016 6:18:00 PM)

    Beautiful words allowing yourself and helping others to let go.
    Thank You
    (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (12/17/2015 4:15:00 AM)

    very nicely written and fathoms the true and deep love for someone. (Report) Reply

  • Om Chawla (12/14/2015 1:00:00 AM)

    yes, even when seperated from love, memories do provide solace to the fatigued mind which does not nurse any regret. Beautifully expressed, Val. (Report) Reply

  • Paul Brookes (12/7/2015 11:19:00 AM)

    very beautiful yes sometimes we have to let our love ones go through the door befor us but hopefully we will met again. Liked this well written poem from the heart Thanks (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 7, 2015

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