Sunday, August 19, 2012

Thought for the Day

The edge is what I have.
~ Theodore Roethke, "In a Dark Time"
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Theodore Roethke, 1908-1963

Theodore Roethke Home Museum, Saginaw, Michigan

Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize, Saginaw Valley State University

3 comments:

Ruth said...

One of my favorite lines, especially considering the source of his troubled life.

Sandra Heska King said...

He was a Michigan man? I can go to his house? i don't think I knew that! Ooooo, thanks Maureen!

nance said...

A night flowing with birds, a ragged moon....

My soul, like some heat-maddened summer fly...


I must make this a poetry seed.