Valerie Dohren

Gold Star - 7,002 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

O Bring To Me A Red Red Rose - Poem by Valerie Dohren

O bring to me a red, red Rose
A symbol of your love
And bring to me a rainbow soft
Plucked from the sky above

For I will give you all I deem
To grant you joy and peace
A heart forever filled with care
That ne`er will ever cease

Then bring, O bring a Violet blue
That faithful I shall be
Always by your side to walk
Together, you and me

Carnations pink I then shall seek
That in my thoughts you`ll stay
In mem`ry you shall there remain
Not e`er to fade away

O bring, O bring an Orchid sweet
That beauty shall incline
Forever in my heart to dwell
Through all the years to shine

A sweet Delphinium I`ll wear
My aspect then to grace
That I may ever be with you
Transcending time and space

An Amaranth shall so endow
My soul, to rise above
All worldly passions set below
To bear immortal love

Then fetch me thus a Lotus flower
That I may see the dawn
Upon its leaf a dewdrop set
My soul to be reborn

O bring to me a Lily, white,
To lay upon my breast
To place it gentlly `cross my heart
When I am laid to rest

Topic(s) of this poem: Love

Comments about O Bring To Me A Red Red Rose by Valerie Dohren

  • Elena Sandu (9/9/2012 1:02:00 AM)

    The key of one most beautiful place you gave us here. We were able to open with it, the colorful garden of love. Thank you! (Report) Reply

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  • John Brown (9/7/2012 1:13:00 PM)

    Very nice Val - as always. (Report) Reply

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (9/4/2012 3:46:00 AM)

    Wow, such a poetic bouquet of floral delights! It's so wonderful to read the lines - refreshing! (Report) Reply

  • (9/2/2012 8:04:00 AM)

    Val, this a real winner! ! Best of show! ! Exceedingly beautiful use of the flowers. (Report) Reply

  • (9/2/2012 4:17:00 AM)

    How beautiful Val. And it happens to mention some of my favorites. Simply enjoyed this delightful read, which brightens my day. (Report) Reply

  • Alexander Mcneill (8/31/2012 4:27:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful poem that captures the essence of a flower given to the one we love. (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (8/31/2012 9:49:00 AM)

    A fabulous bouquet of stanzas- delightful. (Report) Reply

  • (8/31/2012 3:37:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem with the role of different flowers and their meaning. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (8/29/2012 9:36:00 PM)

    Wow! Such beautiful stringing of love on a garland of flowers of the right choice! ! I love this poem altogether especially the last two stanzas! (Report) Reply

  • (8/29/2012 8:32:00 PM)

    absolutely beautiful! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (8/29/2012 3:05:00 PM)

    A fantastic poem Val, real flower power- a lovely write, -, but we don`t want the last verse in action for many, many years to come. (Report) Reply

  • (8/29/2012 9:32:00 AM)

    Like it, really like how you've put it together with flowers.
    A fantastic poem.
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  • Eindaray Kyaw (8/29/2012 8:57:00 AM)

    I really love this, especially the style and lovely idea! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 8, 2014

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