Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,249 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

881. (((Hyperbole))) 4/14/2009
882. Jokes (Not Mine) 8/21/2007
883. ~spring Cleaning~ 4/17/2007
884. Illusionist 8/20/2007
885. Go Gently Into The Night 6/27/2007
886. Trainwreck 6/29/2007
887. ~april Fool~ 4/19/2007
888. (((The Chanteuse))) 4/11/2009
889. (((Times A' Tickin'))) 5/30/2010
890. Criminal Minds... 2/10/2012
891. Your Crosses (X's) ~ 7/4/2014
892. Domino~ 7/6/2014
893. Idol Worship~ 7/4/2014
894. April Come She Will~ 4/18/2013
895. In Absentia 11/4/2011
896. (((You Rock My World))) 5/20/2010
897. Calla Lily 6/24/2007
898. Musings 4/1/2007
899. ~ Ms.Emily's Gift's~ 4/29/2007
900. ((((Summer Of My Life)))) 10/14/2007
901. (((Sunday-Sweet-Sunday))) 5/2/2010
902. (((Heated Exchanges))) 4/19/2010
903. Glorious Winter 12/8/2011
904. Dust In The Wind~ 1/30/2013
905. (((Do You Wanna Dance?))) 10/12/2007
906. Holy Week~ 3/25/2013
907. Walk Me Out Of Winter~ 1/14/2014
908. The Universe (An Acrostic) 4/12/2007
909. (((I Colour My World))) 6/3/2010
910. Once Upon A Fairy Tale 4/10/2007
911. April Showers 4/9/2012
912. Music (The Song) 9/6/2007
913. Summer Breeze~ 4/2/2014
914. Your Golden Pen 8/20/2007
915. White Winter Wonderland 11/25/2011
916. The Cats In The Cradle (De Ja' Vu) 9/4/2007
917. I'Ll Be Here 8/24/2007
918. (((After The Rain))) 10/20/2010
919. ...And In The Spring 3/21/2015
920. ~ Death Of Innocence~ 4/14/2007

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

~ Death Of Innocence~

It seems like Light Years ago
That sweet innocence
Like a flower in the bud
Growing in new existance

Fresh and un-flawed
Beauty and angelic substance
In the Garden unmarred
Basking in the sun with no resistance

Where oh where did i go?
It all happened so fast
One day i was pure growing tall
The next-plucked way to fast

Put in a vase amongst other flowers
Of equal or very close age
Devoured by eyes of the lusty Gardners
My innocence turned into rage

A day passed-perhaps two
Time was really irrevelant to me
Every day was the ...

Read the full of ~ Death Of Innocence~

Ah, But Sweet Love

Ah, but such bitter sweet power
Your hands thy doth hold
For love to be this heavenly
Or mere memory to be this bold

Frantic, i am with worry
For i am under thy spell
I've found myself engulfed and entwined
In thine most beguiling of wishing wells

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