Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,249 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

161. Of Love Created 1/15/2016
162. Doing Time 7/22/2015
163. Pray For Me Mary 9/22/2015
164. Melting Into March~ 4/10/2014
165. Garden~ 4/15/2014
166. Thread's Unraveled~ 4/4/2014
167. Mama's... Garden 5/18/2018
168. The Night The Devil Came To Town 10/23/2017
169. Theeraser 3/14/2018
170. A Walk In Rage 9/5/2017
171. Along The Road To Bonbien 4/30/2017
172. It's May 7th, Again(Plight Of Only Child Loosing Both Parents Too Soon) 5/7/2017
173. The Phoenix 4/7/2017
174. Enemies Of God 4/17/2017
175. A Dealer In Death 4/17/2017
176. My Beloved 4/22/2017
177. Our Forever 7/27/2017
178. Missing Our Friend 7/27/2017
179. Warning''s 1 1/16/2016
180. My Baby Blue 4/4/2016
181. April Rains & Sweet Refrains 4/4/2016
182. The Liberation Of Beverly Ann (Paris Is Burning) 4/26/2016
183. Mr. Manson (Paranoid Schizophrenic With Delusions) On Cocaine 5/7/2016
184. It's Not Nice To Mess With The Enviroment 12/11/2016
185. True Love Knows No Boundaries? ? ? 11/23/2016
186. Crossroads 1/28/2017
187. Gold Digger 3/15/2017
188. From Ire To Love... 3/17/2017
189. The 17th Day 3/17/2017
190. Two Friends 3/19/2017
191. Mary Elizabeth? ~ 2/12/2013
192. Diurnal~ 5/14/2013
193. Daily Garden~ 12/29/2012
194. Obtuse View~ 1/3/2013
195. Daybreak~ 11/29/2012
196. Time~ 11/15/2012
197. Masquerade's, Aliases And Lies~ 11/5/2012
198. Your Path~ 10/10/2012
199. Mourning Tide 10/12/2012
200. Monster~ 10/22/2012

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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