Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,299 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

561. (((Earlier))) 4/11/2009
562. Allegory 4/3/2007
563. ~growing Old? ~ 4/10/2007
564. God Of Thunder 6/24/2007
565. Resuscitation 6/25/2007
566. ~lifetime Togetherness~ 4/17/2007
567. South 23rd And Barrow 4/15/2012
568. Rain 5/19/2012
569. It Could Get Much Hotter~ 8/4/2012
570. My December 7/27/2012
571. Summer~ 1/10/2013
572. Be~ 2/9/2013
573. Low Tide (The Scum) ~ 6/14/2013
574. Insanity's Vicious Corridors ~ 9/25/2013
575. ((Unbroken Line))) 12/1/2011
576. (((Arrival))) 9/22/2010
577. (((Knowledge By Demeanor))) 5/28/2010
578. Needle & Thread~ 8/5/2014
579. Musings 4/1/2007
580. Aubade 4/3/2007
581. (((Toxic))) 1/17/2009
582. (((...Of Tomorrow (Waiting? ?)))) 11/14/2009
583. (((Skating On Thin Ice))) 3/21/2010
584. (((Gods Touch?))) 4/14/2009
585. (((Surgeries/Revelations/Puzzles/Shelter))) 8/24/2009
586. Blue And You 4/10/2007
587. (((Joyce Storms))) 10/24/2011
588. The Whole Of It 12/17/2011
589. Back Alley Wanderings 3/16/2012
590. Evil Woman 3/17/2012
591. The Eyes Have It 3/28/2012
592. (((Cooks And Cons))) 5/23/2010
593. (((Gods Call Pain And All))) 5/19/2010
594. (((How Do You Want Your Egg?))) 4/25/2010
595. (((12th Of Never Goin' Happen))) 7/5/2009
596. (((~collage Of My Haiku ~))) 9/29/2009
597. (((Dancing? ? ?))) 4/13/2009
598. Sowers-Reapers 4/18/2007
599. Georgia Country Store 6/25/2007
600. My Dream About You 12/12/2011

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

(((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
And the sunrise ever warmed
With its gentle rays dancing across my skin
Giving me hints of a fluffy white cloud or two
Promising an entire new day
Of peace and contentment
A perfect day-this
But for the glaring-almost blindingly-blazing
Absence of you

October 20,2010
Dedicated to: Renee Nicole (Rainspirit)

Read the full of (((After The Rain)))

Now Is Nearly Gone

So brief the sunshines glow
The lavenders bloom
Or the dusks purple calm
Too quick is the gloom
For far too soon
The Winter snow it
Upon the earth's
Sodden ground

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