Oblivion Poem by Valerie Dohren


Rating: 4.9

There is nothing left to say now.
Cherished dreams slip into nothingness
as they float away upon the sea of change
towards the far horizon, quietly surrendered,
beyond sight, beyond touch,
fading softly with the dying of the sun.

There is nothing left to say now.
Everything comes to an end,
and we all flounder in the darkness
like lost children with no hand to hold,
no place to go,
no new tomorrows.

There is nothing left to say now.
No more songs to sing, nor stories to tell,
no dawns, no sunsets in this new time,
as the light is forever extinguished,
and naught else remains
but oblivion …..

Tirupathi Chandrupatla 04 June 2013

There is nothing left... You wrote comment for my poem Enough for This Life which has similar tones. You are right - many feel this way. Maybe everybody feels this way sometimes. Thank you.

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John Brown 11 May 2013

A well written poem Val. They can't all be pretty ones - that's life.

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Chandra Thiagarajan 11 May 2013

Seems you have written the poem ina sorrowful mood! Hope you come out of the Oblivion soon!

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Hazel Durham 12 May 2013

A dark and complex poem so brilliantly written!

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Karen Sinclair 13 May 2013

Beautiful. I am living this right now tyvm karen

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Valerie Dohren 17 May 2016

Thank you Tom, your comments are much appreciated.

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Tom Billsborough 17 May 2016

There is nothing left to say now... A simple line but beautifully cadenced. Your verse is authentic and fresh. This is a fine example

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Swimming in the sea of sadness yet rich in realism that state the story of a destiny that is dark! Well done my friend.

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* Sunprincess * 17 July 2014

........we must hold onto those dreams and to faith......and believe everything will be ok....

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Smoky Hoss 25 December 2013

Very well put; there truly does seem nothing left to say now.

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