Theodora (Theo) Onken

Rookie - 177 Points (Washington State)

((( I Colour My World)))


Within the colours of this day--
I find myself recounting the days gone by...
Cherishing every blessed memory...
While gazing at the sky upon high;

I colour myself a warm shade of pink...
As i reminisce over past glorious time...
I colour myself red-with a love memory-in my head-
All collected together and written in rhyme;

I colour myself various shades of blue...
In remembering the loss and sorrows of my past...
That took a large part-of my heart...
These memories ever-engrained to last;

I colour my memories a bright yellow...
As i bask in reminders of my days 'neath the sun...
Happiness back then-and the where and the when...
All-a multi-shade of ONE!

I colour myself a rainbow...
A full spectrum of the shades of yore...
I am embraced in their true brillance--
From this day to the days of long before! ;

June 3,2010
The Essence

Submitted: Thursday, June 03, 2010

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Comments about this poem (((( I Colour My World))) by Theodora (Theo) Onken )

  • Rookie - 47 Points Karen Gonzalez-videla (11/14/2013 7:51:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem! ! ! I just read it like a thousand times just to fell the beauty of it :) I will definitely add this to the list of mu favorite poem :) I invite you to read and comment on mine as well :)

    Karen :) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,528 Points Joseph Narusiewicz (8/20/2013 2:54:00 AM)

    wonderful poem with universal appeal and a sweetness like spring. joe (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,528 Points Joseph Narusiewicz (11/17/2011 4:22:00 PM)

    Your many colors my dear one with a thousand shades of love (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Lily Law (11/10/2011 12:31:00 AM)

    just by reading between the lines, i can feel and see hope and joy in life...
    thanks! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 47 Points Meggie Gultiano (11/8/2011 5:13:00 AM)

    Beautiful lines, Theo..oh just beautiful..another great write from my best friend (Report) Reply

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