Theodora (Theo) Onken

Veteran Poet - 1,285 Points (Washington State)

Sonja's Song~ - Poem by Theodora (Theo) Onken

Her voice reverberates in the Night air
And it is swallowed up
By those who need
To know...
Yes, Sonja is singing, yet again
Her words
To sew;
A song with it's story
To tell...
An alarm
Of a song
Sung in dusky halls
In back alleys
Of: 'all wrong';
Amongst the wheeler-dealer's
Soon to be vanquished
The corrupt red thread
A warning tune
Of the cancers of the day
The lacing of yesterday
In the days of Luis- soon;
In the chestnut's
And other fruit's
Full circle & complete...
As we wait patiently here
Slowly but knowingly
And in the air
A haunting but with no fear;
Joan Baez sings to remind
All of the blessing's of God
You know - The Divine...
Banishing all evil 'so close'
All that is set to come...
One step ahead - we are
Prepared for every hidden dose;

And Sonja is still singing- smug
Almost like little beetle bug's
All caught up in her bitter drug's
Just a group of button hole thugs*****

By, Theodora Onken
April 30,2013

From m new series: 'Too close for comfort' 4602

Comments about Sonja's Song~ by Theodora (Theo) Onken

  • Veteran Poet - 1,285 Points Theodora Onken (5/9/2013 7:40:00 PM)

    Thank you David. Have had a few ask me what this is really about. Will just say that it is about someone by the name of Sonja who is a is also a write about new neighbors in the neighborhood. The two are tied together. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 10,739 Points David Wood (5/9/2013 3:00:00 PM)

    A lovely poem and a good subject to write about. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, May 10, 2013

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