Valerie Dohren

Gold Star - 5,657 Points (13 January 1947 / Southport)

Valerie Dohren
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Widow, one daughter, retired NHS employee. Interests include classical music, birds, walking (not too far! !) , and of course, writing poetry. more »

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  • ''I am all that was, is, and ever can be.''
    Life
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  • Dee Corpolongo Dee Corpolongo (4/14/2016 2:51:00 AM)

    ...and might I add.....you are...the very best! {{{hugs}}}

  • Soul Watcher Soul Watcher (11/23/2015 1:25:00 AM)

    Nice poem, thanks for sharing it

  • Ovi-enita Odiete Ovi-enita Odiete (8/24/2015 3:23:00 PM)

    This Woman is a Gift to Earth.....
    She Writes and brings Heaven Closer.....

  • Lento Maez Lento Maez (9/3/2014 9:17:00 PM)

    A marvelous story poetically expressed. Truly wonderful.

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/6/2014 7:08:00 AM)

    excellent poems. you are great in explaining your feels. i invite you to read my poem

  • Hans Vr Hans Vr (6/3/2014 2:06:00 AM)

    Valerie is definitely among the most talented poets on Poemhunter.
    She is not afraid to give enough space to her feelings.
    Good feelings, negative feelings, she ventilates and lets them move
    She uses a wonderful language and striking images to translate the emotion into fantastic verses
    Reading her poems is like taking a rest in an oasis
    I hope to read much much more on PH from Val

  • Richard Beevor Richard Beevor (5/4/2014 3:58:00 PM)

    quite brilliant, lovely work, thanks for sharing and not dispairing

  • Sandra Feldman (4/18/2014 1:42:00 AM)

    A poet of great sensitivity, beauty and charm., like the Masters once were.
    With words she paints such charm and gives the reader this wonderful sense of well-being
    If poems were like paintings, hers would hang in the Louvre.

  • Thomas Vaughan Jones Thomas Vaughan Jones (1/18/2014 4:56:00 PM)

    Shall I, No More, Contentment Praise
    Beautifully couched Val.
    Southport? I was a fire chief at Southport circa 1974

  • Thomas Vaughan Jones Thomas Vaughan Jones (1/18/2014 4:51:00 PM)

    So there you are. I've been wandering through your poems trying to comment on each individual tale. The sad ones are the best eh? Keep writing Val. We need all of the rhythm and rhyme we can get,

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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 ...

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