Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,323 Points (Washington State)

Resuscitation - Poem by Theodora (Theo) Onken

I commiserate with empathetic attitude
With platitudes of yesterday
Accented with caomparison and forgiveness
That i have sprinkled along the way
For in this path called My Life
A single flower i have been
Once blaming all of the weeds of this world
For the pestulence of sin
I have all but completely wilted
From the suns sizzling rays-burned
But somehow i was salvaged and to the sod returned
New chances i've been given
By the wonders of the Universes higher power
A most enlightening and forgiving Spirit
Now back to the sod-A full blooming flower


Comments about Resuscitation by Theodora (Theo) Onken

  • (7/2/2007 12:51:00 AM)

    Thank You so very much Walt. The Ducks and other cookies and a few other things on here would not allow me to get to your mail, as it timed out, so i thank you from the botom of my heart. Thank you for your kind words.
    Blessings,
    Theo
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  • (6/26/2007 8:59:00 PM)

    I must admit that I enjoyed your poem on read one, but wondered at the text relationship to your title. On the second read I did grasp the peak and trough, and peak - in grand rewarding fashion. The seeds of goodness sown, so long unrecognized, may have been thought barren, the sod, for all intents fallow. I should think that the good, and your commiserative empathy, by virtue of some undefined spirituality, brought vigor and life renewed in splendid displays. A very fine poem indeed! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (6/25/2007 10:46:00 AM)

    well you've been a busy one handed writer......and a wonderful forever blooming piece (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 25, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 16, 2011


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