Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,249 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

641. (((Home Is Where The Heart Is))) 6/11/2010
642. Maybe I Could... 6/20/2012
643. Sewn~ 6/9/2012
644. I Recall.. 7/2/2012
645. The Monster~ 11/12/2013
646. Snake In The Grass 2/28/2012
647. Alias's And Other Things That Don'T Have Wings 12/10/2011
648. Oh So Ready 1/2/2012
649. Rays 1/16/2012
650. Chill 1/16/2012
651. (((Meditation))) 11/7/2011
652. (((Schemer))) 6/14/2010
653. (((A Wayfarer))) 7/11/2010
654. (((I Dont Miss You Much))) 9/24/2010
655. (((A Ubiquitous Love Game))) 8/17/2010
656. (((If Tomorrow Never Comes))) 4/22/2010
657. (((Broken Heart Road))) 5/16/2010
658. (((Poets Of A Feather))) 5/3/2010
659. ((( More Ken 64-65))) 5/13/2010
660. Do you wanna trip the light fantastic? 5/10/2010
661. Not My Cup Of Coffee ~ 12/11/2013
662. Written Word~ 10/16/2013
663. A Family Divided~ 7/18/2012
664. (((...In Making Up For Lost Time))) 5/13/2010
665. (((Where God Is))) 5/5/2010
666. (((Warming))) 4/21/2010
667. (((George Orwell's Building))) (A Family Dwelling On My Street) 3/10/2010
668. ~astronomers Skies~ 4/14/2007
669. ~ It's All Greek To Me~ 4/19/2007
670. Rapture? 9/22/2007
671. (((Warmth))) 8/3/2010
672. Lavender Days 10/28/2011
673. Coming To Terms 10/16/2007
674. Post Script 12/31/2011
675. Prince Of The Sparrows 12/31/2011
676. Amalfi 2/3/2012
677. When And How 2/5/2012
678. Snow Birds 1/28/2012
679. Dinner Party 6/29/2007
680. Red Dress~ 11/9/2013

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,
    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.

  • 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,
    10++++

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
Melts
Upon the earth's
Sodden ground

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