Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,249 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

801. ~a Lesson~ 9/6/2007
802. ***keys Of Memory~6191*** 10/28/2007
803. Words 4/22/2007
804. February 14-Your Birthday 12/22/2011
805. My Legacy Part I 4/3/2007
806. (((Can You Hear Me Lucinda?))) 6/2/2010
807. Sonja's Song~ 4/30/2013
808. Femme Fatale~ 5/10/2012
809. Domino~ 7/6/2014
810. (((Block))) 7/19/2010
811. **'Between'** 11/5/2007
812. (((Hyperbole))) 4/14/2009
813. (((Beauty Lost))) 3/27/2010
814. (((...And Vegence Is Mine Saith The Lord))) 6/13/2010
815. Delilah... 3/8/2012
816. Peretti's Dreamer 11/21/2011
817. (((...And Your Ego Is Your Master))) 6/3/2010
818. Where Darkness Grows 4/10/2007
819. (((Do You Wanna Dance?))) 10/12/2007
820. Achieving Bliss 4/5/2007
821. Conundrum's Enigma ~ 6/7/2013
822. Moon Shadows 2/17/2012
823. (((Bluff? -Descent Into Infamy))) 5/14/2010
824. (((Address))) 4/11/2009
825. Roswell 8/24/2007
826. (((Treasure N Time))) 12/4/2011
827. (((Stems))) 8/3/2010
828. (((Bar Butterfly))) 7/22/2010
829. ((( Gift))) 6/14/2010
830. Gypsey Eyes 1/16/2012
831. (((The Chanteuse))) 4/11/2009
832. Bad Seed? 12/9/2011
833. 24 Hour Lights 6/24/2007
834. Circles~ 4/28/2013
835. (((Green River Valley))) 8/26/2009
836. (((***hot***))) 8/11/2010
837. Street Person 4/11/2007
838. ((( The Dare))) 10/6/2010
839. Lush 9/22/2007
840. ~courage~ 4/16/2007

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)))

Final Rest

Somewhere in the dessert
She sits alone
Totally unraveled
To strings of past desire
In antiscipation of an oasis
Peeking into the sand
She sees his face
Absolute reflection of her need
A bouquet of hues of longing

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