Valerie Dohren

Veteran Poet - 2,733 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Attar of Roses (Sonnet)


I am the perfume full caught by the breeze
The fragrance that drifts through the air -
Attar of Roses soft borne on the wind
With Night-scented Stock lingering there

Essence of Jasmine and sweet Columbine
Is cast all around as I breathe -
Honeyed Gardenia and scented Sweet Pea
Yet soothing all hearts that do grieve

I am the treasure your senses desire
The perfume in floral displays
Carried above as pure redolent air -
The fragrance in bridal bouquets

I dwell in fair gardens bringing delight
To lighten all hearts each day and each night

Submitted: Sunday, April 28, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Form:


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Attar of Roses (Sonnet) by Valerie Dohren )

Enter the verification code :

  • Gold Star - 10,094 Points * Sunprincess * (3/26/2014 8:56:00 AM)

    .......the sweetly scented fragrance of flowers, is yet another mystery of the universe..., this is a really lovely poem, and who would have guessed, this beautiful poem would have me contemplating the universe... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,582 Points Patricia Grantham (7/18/2013 8:30:00 AM)

    A delightful poem that is full of sweet fragrances just
    like the flowers that bloom and send forth their delightful
    aromas wafting through the air and delighting the senses.
    Enjoyed this lovely write Valerie. When you get chance please
    read my poem Snowflakes. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 31 Points John Brown (5/11/2013 5:33:00 AM)

    A lovely poem Val. I adore the smell of night scented stock, I grow it most years. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,138 Points Valsa George (5/5/2013 8:49:00 AM)

    The sweet scent profusely sent out makes the air aromatic and far in the Eastern Hemisphere, I get it! Lovely! ! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,565 Points Hazel Durham (5/1/2013 6:42:00 AM)

    The colourful abundance of flowers, so delicate and yet so powerful with their prescence and leaving a trail of unforgettable scents, that create such beautiful memories that last forever!
    Beautiful write! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,902 Points Hans Vr (4/30/2013 8:43:00 AM)

    Wow, makes me think of the time I recently spent in Keukenhof in Holland.
    The scent and fantastic colours of so many flowers softening any mood.
    Spring time is fantastic. I had not been back in Europe for many years at this time of the year
    (early spring) . The adorable colour of the fresh green leaves on the trees made it all look like perfect.
    Excellent poem, Val. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 573 Points Shahzia Batool (4/29/2013 2:34:00 AM)

    Sensuous, olfactory feast! ! ! a strong shelter offered away from the fever & the fret of here & now! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,702 Points Diane Hine (4/28/2013 7:55:00 PM)

    More delicate and always more delightful than any bottled perfume. Gorgeous poem. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,999 Points Neela Nath (4/28/2013 8:42:00 AM)

    Five senses started working soon immediately after I start reading this poem. Great pictorial quality, Val. (Report) Reply

Read all 16 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Oliver Wendell Holmes

WHAT flower is this that greets the morn,
Its hues from Heaven so freshly born?
With burning star and flaming band
It kindles all the sunset land:
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Odia Poem- JHADA, Jitendra seth
  2. Gratitude, Mallika Achuthan Menon
  3. My Thoughts, Michael P. McParland
  4. Impact of snow climate., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  5. My limbs, gajanan mishra
  6. PARUI POLICE BRUTALITY, Bireswar Halder
  7. Sacred Kailas, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  8. VIRTUAL POET FRIENDS, Philo Yan
  9. The Imponderable, Sandra Feldman
  10. Arousal Of Energy, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
[Hata Bildir]