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Theodora (Theo) Onken

Washington State
Theodora (Theo) Onken
Washington State
Thursday, April 19, 2007

~april Fool~

Rating: 4.6
April flipped herself in
Like a brand new paragraph
For i'd left off in March
And winter 'twas still the subject matter

The frost all but got me
Hypothermia of feelings
Once felt
Like coming into a heated June
My feelings they began to melt

But April flipped me in
Much like an April Fool
Vunerable and needy
Forgetful of what i had
Learned in school

And so another paragraph
Was formed
Along with the rain you did bring
Remind me-Mother Earth-
If you will
That not all flowers bloom
In the Spring

Aware that the showers
Are supposed to bring
Some Flowers that bloom in May
But ne'er prepared for
Story-tellers with eloquent words
That ne'er mean what they say

The flowers that later bloom
With brillance-aroma and Light
Take out the chill and hold on me still
During a most troubling dark of night
Theodora (Theo) Onken
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COMMENTS
Theodora Onken 04 September 2007
Thank you Dorothy and Bernie, Your words mean ever so much to me! Blessings, Theo
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Dorothy- A. Holmes 26 June 2007
Theo, You are so powerfull with words and thought! Love your poetry! Dorothy Now I must journey to more of your pages...
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Bernard Alain 02 May 2007
very nice again Theo, the opening on this was great, draws the reader in. -Bernie
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Michael Fischer 02 May 2007
Great work Theodora...'April flipped herself in like a brand new paragraph' was a great jump start and 'Take out the chill and hold on me still during a most troubling dark of night' was a memorable finish! In between, I liked the vivid descriptions and your craft! Top marks! -Michael
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Melvina Germain 27 April 2007
I love this poem Theodora, I like the flow of it, the rhyme is fabulous, it generates a peaceful feeling. It's just an all around great poem Theodora, thanks for writing this-Melvina-
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An irresistable title... you are one clever lady. t x
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