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Author: Theodore Roethke; Edward Hirsch
Publisher: New York : Library of America, ©2005.
Series: American poets project, 15.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains a collection of selected poems by American poet Theodore Roethke, including children's poems and writings from his notebooks.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963.
Selected poems.
New York : Library of America, c2005
(OCoLC)607585308
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Roethke; Edward Hirsch
ISBN: 1931082782 9781931082785
OCLC Number: 56840800
Description: xxv, 158 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: From Opera house (1941): Open house ; The premonition ; Mid-country blow ; The heron ; The bat ; "Long live the weeds" ; On the road to Woodlawn ; Highway: Michigan ; Night journey --
From The lost son and other poems (1948): Cuttings ; Cuttings: later ; Root cellar ; Forcing house ; Weed puller ; Orchids ; Moss-gathering ; Big wind ; Old florist ; Frau Bauman, Frau Schmidt, and Frau Schwartze ; Transplanting ; Child on top of a greenhouse ; Flower dump ; Carnations ; My papa's waltz ; Pickle belt ; Dolor ; Double feature ; The return ; Night crow ; River incident ; The minimal ; The waking ; The lost son ; The long alley ; A field of light ; The shape of the fire --
From praise to the end! (1951): Where knock is open wide ; I need, I need ; Praise to the end! ; Unfold! Unfold! ; I cry, love! Love! --
From The waking (1953): O, thou opening, O ; A light breather ; Elegy for Jane ; From Four for Sir John Davies: The dance ; The waking --
From Words for the wind (1958): Words for the wind ; I knew a woman ; The sententious man ; The pure fury ; The surly one ; The beast ; A walk in late summer ; Snake ; Slug ; From Meditations of an old woman: First meditation --
From The far field (1964): North American sequence: The longing ; Meditation at Oyster River ; Journey to the interior ; The long waters ; The far field ; The rose ; Elegy ; Otto ; The meadow mouse ; Heard in a violent ward ; The geranium ; The storm ; The thing --
From Sequence, sometimes metaphysical: In a dark time ; The sequel ; The right thing --
Poems for children ; Dinky ; The cow ; The serpent ; The sloth ; The lady and the bear ; The kitty-cat bird ; The whale ; The yak ; The donkey ; The hippo ; The lamb ; The lizard --
From the notebooks.
Series Title: American poets project, 15.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Theodore Roethke ; Edward Hirsch, editor.

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Contains a collection of selected poems by American poet Theodore Roethke, including children's poems and writings from his notebooks.

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