Poem By Theodora (Theo) Onken

I can't remember tuna sanwiches
Ever tasting so good
Or chicken noodle soup, so tasty;
Must have always been the cook;
The company that i was blessed
To keep...
Back in the day when big-hearted
People were scarce;
When their smiles and uplifting
Words raised me up out of the
Dodrums of sad and confused;
She was like that you know-my Joyce...
A ray of blessed sunshine in the
Cold Seattle rain; And her laughter-
Her laughter was contagious-
And even after all of these years
I can still remember it! ;
What a gift she was-
A best friend, confidant and an
Angel in disguise;
Today, i find myself hungry for
Those tuna sandwich days...
And her sweet smile that would
Warm and assure the saddest and
Most confused of hearts;

I Miss you Joyce
And i love you.

July 12,2012

By: Theodora Onken

Dedicated to: Joyce Storms

Comments about Beauty-Defined~

A ray of blessed sunshine in the cold Seattle rain, what a friend to miss so eloquently put in your poem, nice one...regards
Thanks for the comment. on the butterfly poem...yes it was a typing error and I thought I had deleted the poem, , I have just deleted it sadly I deleted the wrong one for your comments have gone too. Regarding Facebook I am no good at navigating that I had no idea clicking friends put them on my sight. I had hundreds, never conversed with anybody so my grandson deleted my Facebook and set up a new one with only my family as friends. you can delet this for it does not fit for a comment and I will re admit the poem comment.

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