Theodora (Theo) Onken

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'People will forget what you've said; People will forget what you did; But People will NEVER forget how you make them feel! '
Maya Angelou.
Theo was born in Washington State.
She lived in Seattle over half of her life and surrounding areas. Married her second husband, Gary, there and has a beautiful son, Greg, and brand new daughter-in-law, Wen ...

Popular Poems
1.
(((After The Rain)))

I missed you the other day
When the dew left its diamond glitter upon the grass
And the squirrels and frogs were frolicking merry
When the silence of daybreak calmed
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2.
The Cats In The Cradle (De Ja' Vu)

I sing to you a sweet lullabye-
And rock your cares away...
A beautiful destiny awaits your hand,
Shaped and formed from Godly Clay...
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3.
I'Ll Be Here

For everything you are
For everything you have been
For making my life whole
For awakening life in me again
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4.
Your Golden Pen

Entangled in the depth of your blue eyes
...Entranced and in total bliss...
Embraced by your circled arms tight grasp
...Energized by your heavenly kiss...
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5.
((((Summer Of My Life))))

It was early summer
... Before the full green set in
When the lawns de-winterizing
Awoke
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Popular Quotes
11 May 2016

'Cheaters are a different breed. Some would do ANYTHING to win or get ahead'

21 May 2016

'With each new wave - another dream' 'With each new tide - fulfillment' - - - Theo Onken

17 July 2016

'There is nothing more beautiful than ' ANYTHING' seen through the eyes of love' - - - -Theodora Onken

19 July 2016

'The size of a persons ego is often determined by the things they do to get ahead.For instance, stepping on others toes or knocking others out of their way to achieve what THEY WANT. It does not phase them one iota'.- - - -Theodora Onken

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Bill Cantrell 15 July 2018

A poet of soul and dignity, I have always enjoyed your poetry, they were as a beatiful cloud bringing shade and rain upon a barren land!

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Sandra Feldman 27 September 2017

Dearest of hearts, Theodora, Gift from the Gods To lucky us. Even though I don't know you personally, I can feel the love and goodness that comes from your beautiful heart and poetry. You emanate kindness and care. May you always be blessed as you bless us with your beautiful soul, your impeccable poetry and your wonderful presence.

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Susan Williams 10 July 2016

From the frightening examination of Manson in Mr. Manson (Paranoid Schizophremic with Delusion) on Cocaine- - in which Theodora paints the darkness in which this evil person lived and fed off of- - -to the delicate nature images delivered up in In the Blink of An Eye, poetry lovers will never be disappointed in the range of topic, the depth and breadth of examination, or the extraordinary poetic passages Theo provides. She enchants you with the first words in her poem Growing Up I Recall and then she breaks your heart in One Step Forward-Two Steps Back (Be warned- The pain in these lines is hard to bear.) So be prepared- there are many treasures sprinkled throughout her lovely poems that have been created out of the beauty of her heart and soul- but there are also other poems, deep and complex poems, that deal with pain and darkness- - -this talented poet is no one-trick pony.

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Pamela Sinicrope 06 June 2016

I've thoroughly enjoyed reading Theo's well-written poetry that comes from the heart. She has a nice flow to her writing with a solid (but not overly done) use of rhyme as well as other forms. The subject matter is also quite varied, which I enjoy as a reader. She has a unique and fun grasp of metaphor, imagery, and personification. Thanks for sharing your poetry Theo! :)

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Mj Lemon 16 April 2015

An amazing poet with great wisdom and tremendous feeling.

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excellent poems. you are great in explaining your feels. i invite you to read my poem

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Daniel Y. 08 February 2014

A very good poet. Her pieces flow like prose, with solid narrative plot and themes. Her word choice is curious to me. Not what I would use... a different thinker. The metaphors she uses are generally thematic, rather than propositional. I'd like to see a something she considered a challenging piece for her.

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Dr.subhendu Kar 09 April 2012

I am the field of blues and purples Of lavender and lilac-to violet hue.................. i am what i am by the blue fragrance awes with lavender tone yet purple lilac whispers of hue love resonates to bloom within love is just an art of colors, ingenious write by the imagery, 10++++

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