Theodora (Theo) Onken

Rookie - 94 Points (Washington State)

Wil-O-the-Wisp


Enchanted Wil-O-The Wisp Wanderer
You cannot escape his sea-blue
Eyes View
For set in water they are
Upon this beautiful form
Of You
Cladden In White Chantilly Lace
A flowing gown of floral crochet
But somewhat sheer in certain light
Seen in his eye near the bay
You walk along the sands O' time
Upon the shorelines
Passing Scene
O' enchanted Wil-O-The-Wisp Wanderer
You are the woman of his dreams
His sea of blue eyes come calling
Beckoning you away from the shore
Perhaps, anew, A Mermaid borne
And a Wil -O- The- Wisp Wanderer
No More

Submitted: Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Edited: Thursday, March 17, 2011

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Comments about this poem (Wil-O-the-Wisp by Theodora (Theo) Onken )

  • Veteran Poet - 1,636 Points Susan Lacovara (11/15/2013 4:21:00 PM)

    Soulfully and skillfully constructed...enticing me to stroll along the shoreline with you. Beautiful. PEACE (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 94 Points Theodora Onken (9/6/2007 4:50:00 AM)

    Duncan,
    Thank you so much my dear man!
    Hugs,
    Theo (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (9/5/2007 1:21:00 PM)

    There is so many profound words and so much structure to this one, very well pieced
    Thankyou Theodora
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Andrew mark Wilkinson (6/27/2007 2:43:00 AM)

    Just like my eyes.. sea of blue but this poem is beautiful really beautiful work theodora...10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 94 Points Theodora Onken (6/27/2007 1:01:00 AM)

    Why thank you L. Your not bad yourself!
    In fact you are AWESOME!
    T. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,445 Points Lawrence S. Pertillar (6/27/2007 1:00:00 AM)

    This 'creation' sparkles with much light and hopefulness. My favorite line...'His sea of blue eyes come calling...Beckoning you away from the shore perhaps' VERY nice. Ms T...you are something else! (Report) Reply

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