Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,315 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

241. (((More Words))) 5/4/2010
242. (((Invasion Again))) 4/28/2010
243. (((Malignant Heart))) 5/11/2010
244. (((Creepy-The Sitting Duck!))) 5/6/2010
245. (((Scooter-My Sweet-Sweet Maine Coon))) 5/8/2010
246. (((Desolate))) 5/17/2010
247. (((The Bully))) 5/18/2010
248. (((Paradise))) 5/19/2010
249. (((My Direction-Just For You))) 5/24/2010
250. ~moonshadow~ 8/24/2007
251. ~the End Of Love~ 4/15/2007
252. It Was... 4/14/2007
253. Realities Escape 4/10/2007
254. ~the Light~ 4/12/2007
255. Ageless And Timeless God's Child 4/22/2007
256. ~ Colours ~ 2/16/2011
257. Faith-Hope-Charity 4/15/2007
258. Union 11/13/2011
259. Mornings Ecstacy 11/4/2011
260. Gullible 3/17/2012
261. My Life 2/10/2012
262. (((Morning Whispers))) 6/22/2010
263. (((Endless))) 6/18/2010
264. (((Esteem))) 5/28/2010
265. (((Desserts Anyone?))) 6/13/2010
266. (((Your Shallow Heart))) 6/10/2010
267. Eleysium Fields 4/10/2007
268. Lola 4/5/2007
269. Golden Tale 3/30/2007
270. (((Cracker Hacker))) 7/21/2010
271. Light Forces And Other Needful Things~ 10/13/2012
272. Savoir Faire~ 9/28/2012
273. Visitation~ 10/22/2012
274. What Was It? 8/30/2012
275. Chameleon Stew 9/6/2012
276. A Darker Shade Of Grey~ 11/23/2012
277. Owen's Street~ 11/24/2012
278. Tight Rope~ 1/5/2013
279. Caveman Of Boston~ 1/5/2013
280. A Word Affair 11/8/2016

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)))

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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