Theodora (Theo) Onken

(Washington State)

Upon Wings I Soar~


The day was young
And it was all tambourines
Gypsy winds & raindrop chimes
I stenciled in some wings;
In hopes to take flight
To be carried across & through
The morning canyons
And honeysuckle vines-new;
To float high above
The majestic peaks-sublime
In flight with the sparrow
Within the breeze of a rhyme;
With spectators below
A congregation of butterflies
There was enchantment everywhere
Soaring Heavens most Divine skies;


By, Theodora Onken

May 8,2013


Written in the early morning hours
Of May 8.

Dedicated to: Ms. Jeanne Cooper
(Katherine Chancellor - Y&R - 40 years)
Thank you for all of the years
May You Rest In Peace

Submitted: Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Edited: Friday, May 10, 2013

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  • Theodora Onken (5/9/2013 7:34:00 PM)

    David,
    Thank you so very much. Am glad that you could imagine soaring through the Heaven's.
    Your words mean a lot to me. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (5/9/2013 2:57:00 PM)

    You really know how to put the reader in the picture. I can visualise being in your poem soaring high. (Report) Reply

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