Valerie Dohren

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

She Has Gone Now - Poem by Valerie Dohren

She has gone now, lost to dreaming
High above the vapoured clouds -
As a wispy phantom drifting;
Wrapped within enfolded shrouds

No more words to stir my being
Nor beguile my fretted mind -
Silent as the moon yet fading;
With my life no more to bind

She has gone now, I remaining
E'er to dwell in solitude -
So bereft of thoughts to ponder;
For my heart be now subdued

Shall I reach out, try to touch her
As she floats through ether's void -
Yet I fear I may not grasp her;
Thus my spirit be destroyed

She has gone now, I am pleading
Her return will ne'er be long -
She has gone now, I am waiting;
And in waiting, sing her song

Poet's Notes about The Poem

My fickle Muse.....!

Comments about She Has Gone Now by Valerie Dohren

  • (3/13/2013 6:29:00 AM)

    And what a song in waiting sung and in each word an enduring meliferous note that shall hold its place and beckon her til by her volition she is returned with grace. A lovely poem, thank you Valerie. (Report) Reply

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  • (3/8/2013 4:00:00 AM)

    Wonderful piece of writing. (Report) Reply

  • Dorothy- A. Holmes (3/5/2013 5:41:00 PM)

    Absolutely beautiful...A heart tender! Love the sentiment! (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (3/2/2013 11:05:00 AM)

    Val, your tone always soft and enticing! beautiful and it really amazing...she has gone but your muse is always exist _Soul (Report) Reply

  • Dee Corpolongo (2/28/2013 9:01:00 AM)

    Oh, such amazing beauty....put together into words...Excellentl, Val.
    Beautiful flow and soft rhythm filled with grace and beauty abound.
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  • John Brown (2/24/2013 9:22:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem Val - simple as that. (Report) Reply

  • (2/23/2013 1:29:00 PM)

    As usual a very clever write1 (Report) Reply

  • (2/23/2013 9:13:00 AM)

    Every poet experiences this flight of Muse now and then! She is very much with you now, else you couldn't have written this grand poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (2/22/2013 7:09:00 PM)

    Your muse is very flighty - perhaps you need one who is more grounded. Seriously though, a poem that glides as effortlessly as she does. (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath Das (2/21/2013 8:31:00 AM)

    So melodious it is. The ray of optimism is peeping wonderfully.Hats off dear Val. (Report) Reply

  • (2/21/2013 5:29:00 AM)

    Valsa said it right... She is vey much within you Valerie.
    This optimism sounds good and you belong to a world desirable for all with such soft thoughts
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  • Valsa George (2/20/2013 11:05:00 PM)

    She is around you, nay, very much within you! A lovely poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • (2/20/2013 12:58:00 PM)

    Bravo.............well done, I do hope you keep up the good work! (Report) Reply

  • Kelvin Owusu (2/20/2013 1:45:00 AM)

    beautifully written i loved it (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (2/20/2013 12:21:00 AM)

    Written beautifully, very touching. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (2/19/2013 2:58:00 AM)

    A sweet poem touched with sadness, keep singing Val. (Report) Reply

  • (2/18/2013 2:10:00 PM)

    A very beautiful muse. It would sound really good
    With the piano.
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  • Savita Tyagi (2/18/2013 10:05:00 AM)

    Lovely poem. So often I feel the same sentiments. Coming of her is something to be celebrated and she will be back! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 18, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, February 18, 2013

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