Valerie Dohren

Gold Star - 6,968 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

The Wind - Poem by Valerie Dohren

The wind blew oh so wildly
The night my father died
It rag`ed like a tempest
And on that night I cried

Yet upon my wedding day
The wind blew sweet and free
Gently o`er my bridal gown
To bless and honour me

The wind blew calm and softly
The day my child was born
Whisp`ring oh so tenderly
To welcome each new dawn

And it shall yet be quiet
No more to rage and roar
When`er my life is over
And I will be no more

The wind will blow in fury
When`er the world shall cease
Then linger still and silent
When all that reigns is peace

Comments about The Wind by Valerie Dohren

  • Dee Corpolongo (9/9/2012 12:39:00 PM)

    This is excellent and almost like a lullabye. So tranquill. Thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • Stevie Taite (9/4/2012 3:04:00 PM)

    Beautiful! This has such a seemlessly soothing rhythm! I like you use of ' (forgive my ignorance, this probably has a proper term!) to break down words so they fit better. I read without tripping over my eyes! (Report) Reply

  • (4/29/2012 12:31:00 AM)

    A very nice poem with a sense of hope about it. Thank you for sharing it with us. (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (2/18/2012 8:32:00 AM)

    Lovely soothing song-like quality. (Report) Reply

  • (2/18/2012 3:56:00 AM)

    Wonderful, your stuff is great. (Report) Reply

  • Clarence Prince (2/17/2012 12:56:00 PM)

    A really nice poem, Valerie! May the blowing of the wind bring us sweet peace! (Report) Reply

  • Clarence Prince (2/17/2012 12:52:00 PM)

    A really nice poem, Valerie! May the blowing of the wind bring us sweet peace! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 17, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 18, 2012

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