Valerie Dohren

Gold Star - 7,071 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Valerie Dohren Poems

121. Pray Do Not Pick The Daffodils (Re-Submission) 7/24/2013
122. Can You See 2/5/2012
123. Jewels 3/19/2012
124. The Shadow 5/7/2012
125. Within The Dreaming Hours 3/13/2013
126. Summer Comes 2/22/2014
127. Gone With The Wind 7/21/2013
128. I Will Search For You My Love 10/1/2012
129. Imagination 8/25/2012
130. Lacrimosa 8/7/2012
131. Halcyon World 8/1/2013
132. Sonnet - I (O Shall You Love Me Through My Mellowed Years) 1/18/2013
133. The Old Lady 2/17/2012
134. Apollo Sleeps (Sonnet) 5/31/2013
135. Under The Laburnum Tree 3/16/2012
136. Where Is The Night 4/7/2013
137. Fields Of Green Velvet 7/15/2013
138. Bluebells 7/18/2013
139. Inspiration 9/12/2012
140. My Muse She Died Today 8/24/2012
141. Attar Of Roses (Sonnet) 4/28/2013
142. Volcano 3/8/2012
143. Sweet Angeline In Heav`n Did Weep 3/26/2012
144. If 2/21/2012
145. Bright Flame 7/8/2012
146. Enchantment 8/31/2012
147. The Day Is Done 9/18/2013
148. Time 8/9/2013
149. Demon Skies 1/4/2013
150. I Will Leave You Silently 5/6/2014
151. Ever Shall 9/10/2012
152. A Maiden's Plea 5/13/2013
153. Little Bird 10/17/2014
154. My Muse Returned To Stay 8/26/2012
155. Fractured Earth 1/18/2015
156. Each One..... 5/22/2012
157. My Lovely June 3/25/2013
158. From A Distance 4/29/2013
159. Feelings 7/30/2012
160. Great Eagle 4/17/2012

Comments about Valerie Dohren

  • Diane Hine Diane Hine (4/29/2012 10:11:00 PM)

    Valerie writes some of the most uplifting poetry you'll ever read.
    Always beautifully written.

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  • Richard Lackman (4/23/2012 1:13:00 PM)

    Val, I just read let me not your heart e'er break. Another beauty. It is so nice to think of our lives in such romantic terms. I think it helps us reinforce the real beauty of a loving relationship. We tend not to think of our relationships in this type of context from day to day but maybe we should.

  • Dave Walker (4/16/2012 3:32:00 PM)

    A poet who's poems are a thing of beauty.
    Take a look at Valerie's poem called, Titanic,
    A poem of beauty and detail. Her poems are
    going from strength to strength.

  • Vanessa Hughes Vanessa Hughes (3/29/2012 4:59:00 AM)

    Your poetry really excites me, it's wonderful. Nessy x

  • Richard Lackman (3/20/2012 5:52:00 PM)

    Val, I agree with Smoky! Thanks for the tips.

  • Smoky Hoss (3/18/2012 7:10:00 AM)

    Valerie is indeed a true poet, her way with words is astonishing. When I am reading her poetry I feel as though I am floating, it is filled with such wonder.

  • Richard Lackman (3/17/2012 1:13:00 PM)

    Val, I just read laburnum tree, it's is very beautiful but very sad. I guess we have all had loves that did not blossom. But luckily we have the sense to go on and eeach day brings new promise and new experiences. The depth of emotion that this person felt would have been similar to the comments in the song about Vincent van goughthe world was never meant for one as beautiful as you. Why is it that poetry seems to be at its best describing the sad experiences in life? Good work.

  • Richard Lackman (3/14/2012 3:32:00 PM)

    Val I just read Sunrise for the first time and really liked it. As usual your imagery is wonderful and the whole poem just pops. I just added one called I fail to understand what God was thinking. I am still a bit into heavy topics. I think I need to lighten up. The weather in Phialdelphia has been beautiful; warm and sunny so that should put me in the mood for some more positive poems.

  • Richard Lackman (3/11/2012 4:27:00 PM)

    Valerie, Thanks for your comments about Strangers on the street It is certainly fun to look at such a little act and expand it to understand it better. By the way I really liked your new poems especial Dreams.
    Dick Lackman

  • Richard Lackman (2/27/2012 3:51:00 PM)

    Valerie, I did not seee this poem before. I really like it. It is sad but lovely.

Best Poem of Valerie Dohren

Ode To A Lost Love

'Oh sweet breath of eternal life
Dance ever `pon her silent breast
Released from pain and worldly strife
The one I love is laid to rest'

Her flaxen hair, like golden corn,
Fell soft about her lifeless face
And round her shoulders to adorn
As limp she lay in death`s embrace

Still young, the bloom of youth today,
Her life had barely yet begun
But all too soon to fade away
No more to dance beneath the sun

No more to laugh in sweet delight
Nor skip through pastures wild and free
Nor hear the nightingales sing bright
In pure and perfect ...

Read the full of Ode To A Lost Love


Her breast was warm and tender was her face
Secure was I within her long embrace
Protected from the pain of human care
It seemed that I was ever part of her

But then I stirred awakened by the dawn
The time had come at last and I was born
The sun shone brighter than I`d seen before
I looked around and she was there no more

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