Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,249 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

361. Ageless And Timeless God's Child 4/22/2007
362. Passing Over 4/22/2007
363. In Search For The Light Of Day 4/22/2007
364. Words 4/22/2007
365. ~ Colours ~ 2/16/2011
366. ~ Fool Me Once ~ 2/17/2011
367. (((A Morning Song))) 6/5/2010
368. (((Footsteps Of Dawn-Part 2))) 6/5/2010
369. Flower Basket 6/27/2007
370. The Pearl 7/1/2007
371. Eastland County Flowers 7/1/2007
372. Nothing Bad Ever Stays Hidden 8/21/2007
373. The Honeymoon 8/21/2007
374. ~spring Clues~ 8/22/2007
375. Summers Night Reality 8/25/2007
376. Lush 9/22/2007
377. It's The In Between 10/11/2007
378. Signs Of Fall 10/13/2007
379. Coming To Terms 10/16/2007
380. My Days Of Wine And Roses 10/17/2007
381. Exploitation 10/19/2007
382. *more Than A Few* 10/19/2007
383. ***lavender Fileds*** 10/21/2007
384. (((When Death Is Nearing))) 10/25/2007
385. ***rear Window*** 10/25/2007
386. ***keys Of Memory~6191*** 10/28/2007
387. Passages (Recipe For Sure Disaster) 11/12/2007
388. Golden Reapers 11/12/2007
389. ****empty**** 12/11/2007
390. False Prophet? 8/17/2009
391. Its Later Than You Think 8/28/2009
392. (((All Wet))) The Song 10/20/2011
393. (((Birdsong))) Part One 10/22/2011
394. (((Indian Summer Wonder))) 10/22/2011
395. (((Joyce Storms))) 10/24/2011
396. Birdsong Part Two 10/26/2011
397. Influences 10/27/2011
398. Lavender Days 10/28/2011
399. (((Free))) 10/29/2011
400. Memory 10/31/2011

Comments about Theodora (Theo) Onken

  • Bill Cantrell Bill Cantrell (7/15/2018 6:22:00 AM)

    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 (9/27/2017 12:48:00 AM)

    Dearest of hearts,
    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.

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (7/10/2016 2:51:00 PM)

    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.

  • Pamela Sinicrope Pamela Sinicrope (6/6/2016 4:09:00 PM)

    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! :)

  • Mj Lemon (4/16/2015 11:52:00 PM)

    An amazing poet with great wisdom and tremendous feeling.

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/6/2014 7:07:00 AM)

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

  • Daniel Y. Daniel Y. (2/8/2014 10:29:00 AM)

    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.

  • Dr.subhendu Kar Dr.subhendu Kar (4/9/2012 3:23:00 PM)

    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,

Best Poem of Theodora (Theo) Onken

~ Death Of Innocence~

It seems like Light Years ago
That sweet innocence
Like a flower in the bud
Growing in new existance

Fresh and un-flawed
Beauty and angelic substance
In the Garden unmarred
Basking in the sun with no resistance

Where oh where did i go?
It all happened so fast
One day i was pure growing tall
The next-plucked way to fast

Put in a vase amongst other flowers
Of equal or very close age
Devoured by eyes of the lusty Gardners
My innocence turned into rage

A day passed-perhaps two
Time was really irrevelant to me
Every day was the ...

Read the full of ~ Death Of Innocence~

Stone Garden

In this still
Winter chill
Upon this sharp
Dewy morn
Beyond the
Broken stone
And the Red
Rose Thorn

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