Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,249 Points (Washington State)

Theodora (Theo) Onken Poems

321. (((Damage Control))) (From His Mouth To Gods Ears) 5/17/2010
322. (((Emily's Garden))) 5/17/2010
323. (((Designer))) 5/7/2010
324. (((Too Good To Be True))) 5/13/2010
325. (((Night Closes))) 4/20/2010
326. (((Prevaricator))) 3/22/2010
327. (((Lies))) 8/3/2009
328. (((Cruelty))) 8/11/2010
329. (((Counterfit Dreams))) 9/1/2010
330. (((Circumstances))) 9/2/2010
331. Saving Grace 3/30/2007
332. (((Forest Bedroom))) 9/29/2010
333. Magic Man 4/5/2007
334. Rescues Question 4/5/2007
335. (((Colours And Sounds))) 6/12/2010
336. (((Me And You And Rhythm And Blue))) 6/12/2010
337. (((Insomnia Blues?))) 6/3/2010
338. (((Florescence))) 7/8/2010
339. (((Garden Wall))) 7/20/2010
340. (((Endorphins))) 7/20/2010
341. Finding 3/4/2012
342. ***rear Window*** 10/25/2007
343. ~ Fool Me Once ~ 2/17/2011
344. In Search For The Light Of Day 4/22/2007
345. A Relationship Divine (At One With God) 1/31/2014
346. Riddle - - '77' - - '78'...~ 10/3/2013
347. Loving Cup 4/15/2015
348. Toxic Grey Day 4/4/2016
349. God's Gift's 5/9/2016
350. Crushed 11/23/2016
351. Woman Of Spring~ 1/20/2013
352. Time Ii~ 1/14/2013
353. Comfy Cover? 5/23/2013
354. Goodman? ~ 2/12/2013
355. Seattle- -1975- -1979 2/5/2013
356. Bad Kitty? ? ? ~ 3/13/2013
357. The Vacation~ 11/9/2012
358. Light Years 6/19/2012
359. Taken 4/12/2012
360. A Poet For All Season's - Susan Williams 6/10/2017

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)))

Stone Garden

In this still
Winter chill
Upon this sharp
Dewy morn
Beyond the
Broken stone
And the Red
Rose Thorn

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