Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,315 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

881. (((When Death Is Nearing))) 10/25/2007
882. Nest Egg 1/20/2012
883. August Leading... 9/1/2007
884. ~ Ms.Emily's Gift's~ 4/29/2007
885. ((At One)) 10/27/2007
886. ((( The Undertaker))) 6/5/2010
887. Autumn (A Theme) 8/27/2007
888. (((Advent))) 12/1/2011
889. (((Don'T You Know? ?))) 10/3/2009
890. White Winter Wonderland 11/25/2011
891. ~april Fool~ 4/19/2007
892. ((( The Flower))) 6/16/2010
893. What It Means Loving You 4/12/2007
894. (((***fire***))) 9/2/2009
895. The Pearl 7/1/2007
896. (((Free))) 10/29/2011
897. (((Home ' I Know'))) 11/9/2007
898. (((...And Spring Has Sprung))) 7/19/2010
899. ***autumn Kissed*** 10/3/2007
900. (((Fall, Magnificient Fall))) 10/9/2009
901. Full Bloom 3/14/2012
902. ((( Solitare Rose))) 6/7/2010
903. (((Fathomless))) 6/12/2010
904. (((A Temporary Pause...))) 9/24/2009
905. Trainwreck 6/29/2007
906. (((Anew))) 8/30/2009
907. 2nd Hand... 9/1/2007
908. (((I Colour My World))) 6/3/2010
909. Visit From An Angel 8/21/2007
910. (((Early Eve Of Remember))) ! 5/29/2010
911. (((This Thing Of Ours))) 1/13/2009
912. Wil-O-The-Wisp 6/27/2007
913. Music (The Song) 9/6/2007
914. ~ Death Of Innocence~ 4/14/2007
915. ((((Summer Of My Life)))) 10/14/2007
916. The Universe (An Acrostic) 4/12/2007
917. Your Golden Pen 8/20/2007
918. I'Ll Be Here 8/24/2007
919. The Cats In The Cradle (De Ja' Vu) 9/4/2007
920. (((After The Rain))) 10/20/2010

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)))

My Fortress

Is made of parcment paper
Manilla envelopes shade
The sun
Once a fortress made of
Steel
Now melted
By a welders torch
Tormented by lusts
Familiar call

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