Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 24,639 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

841. (((Heated Exchanges))) 4/19/2010
842. (((Chaos And The Cabals))) 4/25/2010
843. A Messenger 9/4/2007
844. (((Birdsong))) Part One 10/22/2011
845. Exposed 1/21/2012
846. Riddle Rap~ 5/22/2013
847. The Fury Spent~ 4/13/2013
848. Criminal Minds... 2/10/2012
849. In Your Hands 8/24/2007
850. (((Alexa))) -Aka-(((Billy))) 3/5/2009
851. (((A Summer Elegy))) 11/2/2011
852. Until You 4/10/2007
853. (((Broken Hearted Twice))) 11/4/2011
854. Thine Handsome Face 7/2/2007
855. April Come She Will~ 4/18/2013
856. (((...And A Happy Fathers Day To You))) 6/19/2010
857. Blue On Blue Moments 9/22/2007
858. (((Overwhelmed Ii))) 12/7/2011
859. ((( Time Changes Everything))) 5/13/2010
860. (my Corona) -2u 10/25/2007
861. (((An Aubade))) 11/5/2011
862. April Showers 4/9/2012
863. (((...And They Call You Apollo...))) 11/27/2011
864. Calla Lily 6/24/2007
865. Villa Jovial 8/26/2007
866. ~stand Still With Me~~ 8/31/2007
867. ~angel~ 6/25/2007
868. (((In The Palm Of Your Hand))) 8/15/2009
869. (((Beloved))) 4/14/2009
870. (((Arpeggio))) 6/24/2007
871. *more Than A Few* 10/19/2007
872. (((When Death Is Nearing))) 10/25/2007
873. Nest Egg 1/20/2012
874. August Leading... 9/1/2007
875. ~ Ms.Emily's Gift's~ 4/29/2007
876. ((At One)) 10/27/2007
877. ((( The Undertaker))) 6/5/2010
878. Autumn (A Theme) 8/27/2007
879. (((Advent))) 12/1/2011
880. (((Don'T You Know? ?))) 10/3/2009

Comments about Theodora (Theo) Onken

  • 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.

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  • 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)))

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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