Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,315 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

841. ~courage~ 4/16/2007
842. Ah, But Sweet Love 3/30/2007
843. ***the Snake*** 10/12/2007
844. Dandelion Denizens & Others~ 6/6/2013
845. ~...In Days Of Yore~ 4/16/2007
846. Will You? 4/14/2007
847. More Than A One Night Stand 4/1/2007
848. ((( If Ever))) 4/27/2010
849. In Absentia 11/4/2011
850. (((Heated Exchanges))) 4/19/2010
851. (((Chaos And The Cabals))) 4/25/2010
852. A Messenger 9/4/2007
853. (((Birdsong))) Part One 10/22/2011
854. Exposed 1/21/2012
855. Riddle Rap~ 5/22/2013
856. The Fury Spent~ 4/13/2013
857. Criminal Minds... 2/10/2012
858. In Your Hands 8/24/2007
859. (((Alexa))) -Aka-(((Billy))) 3/5/2009
860. (((A Summer Elegy))) 11/2/2011
861. Until You 4/10/2007
862. (((Broken Hearted Twice))) 11/4/2011
863. Thine Handsome Face 7/2/2007
864. April Come She Will~ 4/18/2013
865. (((...And A Happy Fathers Day To You))) 6/19/2010
866. Blue On Blue Moments 9/22/2007
867. (((Overwhelmed Ii))) 12/7/2011
868. ((( Time Changes Everything))) 5/13/2010
869. (my Corona) -2u 10/25/2007
870. (((An Aubade))) 11/5/2011
871. April Showers 4/9/2012
872. (((...And They Call You Apollo...))) 11/27/2011
873. Calla Lily 6/24/2007
874. Villa Jovial 8/26/2007
875. ~stand Still With Me~~ 8/31/2007
876. ~angel~ 6/25/2007
877. (((In The Palm Of Your Hand))) 8/15/2009
878. (((Arpeggio))) 6/24/2007
879. (((Beloved))) 4/14/2009
880. *more Than A Few* 10/19/2007

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,
    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)))

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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