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Words for the wind; the collected verse of Theodore Roethke.

Author: Theodore Roethke
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1958.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Roethke
OCLC Number: 288296
Awards: National Book Award for Poetry, 1959.
Description: 212 p. 22 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The Waking : from Open House: Open House --
Death Piece --
To My Sister --
Interlude --
Prayer --
The Adamant --
Mid-country Blow --
The Heron --
The Bat --
No Bird --
Long live the Weeds --
Epidermal Macabre --
On the Road to Woodlawn --
Academic Vernal Sentiment --
Sale --
Night Journey --
from The Lost Son and Other Poems: Cuttings --
Cuttings (later) --
Root Cellar --
Forcing House --
Weed Puller --
Orchids --
Moss-gathering --
Big Wind --
Old Florist --
Faru Bauman, Frau Schmidt, and Frau Schwartze --
Transplanting --
Child on Top of a Greenhouse --
Flowe Dump --
Carnations--My Papa's Waltz --
Pickle Belt --
Dolour --
The Return --
Last Words --
Night Crow --
The Minimal --
The Cycle --
from Praise to the End: Where Knock is Open Wide --
I Need, I Need --
Bring the Day! --
Give Way, Ye Gates --
Sensibility! O La! --
O Lull Me, Lull Me --
The Lost Son --
The Long Alley --
A Field of Light --
The Shape of the Fire --
Praise to the End! --
Unfold! Unfold! --
I Cry, Love! Love! --
O, Thou Opening, O --
Shorter Poems (1951-1953): The Visitant --
A Light Breather --
Elegy for Jane --
Old Lady's Winter Words --
Four for Sir John Davies: The Dance --
The Partner --
The Wraith --
The Vigil --
The Waking --
pt. 2. New Poems: Lighter Pieces and Poems for Children: Song for the Summer Squeeze-box --
Reply to a Lady Editor --
Dinky --
The Cow --
The Serpent --
The Sloth --
The Lady and the Bear --
Love Poems: The Dream --
All the Earth, All the Air --
Words for the Wind --
I Knew a Woman --
The Voice --
She --
The Other --
The Sentenious Man --
The Sensualists --
Love's Surly One --
Memory --
Voices and Creatures: The Shimmer of Evil --
Elegy --
The Beast --
The Song --
The Small --
A Walk in Late Summer --
Snake --
Slug --
The Siskins --
The Dying Man: His Words --
What Now --
The Wall --
The Exulting --
They Sing, They Sing --
Meditations of an Old Woman: First Meditation --
I'm Here --
Third Meditation --
What Can I Tell My Bones.

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Won National Book Award for Poetry, 1959.

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