Sunday, August 19, 2012

Thought for the Day

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

Theodore Roethke, 1908-1963

Theodore Roethke Home Museum, Saginaw, Michigan

Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize, Saginaw Valley State University


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.