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QuentinRenardG: “In a dark time, the eye begins to see. THEODORE ROETHKE”

FlorafaunaL: “Love is not love until love’s vulnerable.” – Theodore Roethke WE ADORE ABHINAV

farhanzaidi: What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible. ~Theodore Roethke

PosseRecovery: In a dark time, the eye begins to see - Theodore Roethke

jimestill: What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible. ~Theodore Roethke

rabihalameddine: Poem of the day before: The Lost Son by Theodore Roethke

1gre_bot: What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible. - Theodore Roethke

ariisooh: [명언]A mind too active is no mind at all. (Theodore Roethke)

rabihalameddine: Yesterday's poem: The Lost Son by Theodore Roethke

ChuckCanady: What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible. - Theodore Roethke

rabihalameddine: Today's poem: The Lost Son by Theodore Roethke

rabihalameddine: Here's another poem by Theodore Roethke: Plaint

rabihalameddine: One more: My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke

lhwilkinson: “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light” - Theodore Roethke

DrJoshuaPayne: “I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I feel my fate in what I cannot fear. I learn by going where I have to go.” -Words for the Wind, Theodore Roethke

rabihalameddine: Weed Puller by Theodore Roethke

rabihalameddine: The Far Field by Theodore Roethke

rabihalameddine: Journey Into the Interior by Theodore Roethke

rabihalameddine: The Surly One by Theodore Roethke

rabihalameddine: And another: The Waking by Theodore Roethke

emilyholcomb_92: “Over every mountain there is a path, though it may not be seen from the valley.” - Theodore Roethke

PRADIP0412: “Love is not love until love’s vulnerable.” – Theodore Roethke Jan Kranti 4 SSR

coIorcode: "This shaking keeps me steady. I should know. What falls away is always. And is near. I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I learn by going where I have to go." - Theodore Roethke

WoodpeckersNC: "Nothing would give up life: Even the dirt keeps breathing a small breath." - Theodore Roethke Here's a pile of dirt. You know baseball is getting closer when dirt gets dropped off.

YoungRavensLit: Call for submissions! In Issue 14, we are delving into the intricacy of our roots. We are inspired by Theodore Roethke’s poetic gem: “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light. Deadline June 15th, 2021. Check out submission guidelines at:

deemoebooks: I feel the weight of stars… ~Theodore Roethke

Marion_McCready: " And soon a branch, part of a hidden scene, the leafy mind, that long was tightly furled, will turn its private substance into green, and young shoots spread upon our inner world." - Theodore Roethke

ariisooh: [명언]A mind too active is no mind at all. (Theodore Roethke)

YogiScottL: I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I feel my fate in what I cannot fear. I learn by going where I have to go. —Theodore Roethke

BiceLunaDiFiele: Theodore Roethke, In a Dark Time; from Collected Poems of Theodore Roethke

Liang17842387: Theodore Roethke - Dolor I have known the inexorable sadness of pencils, Neat in their boxes, dolor of pad and paper weight, All the misery of manilla folders and mucilage, Desolation in immaculate public places, Lonely reception room, lavatory, switchboard,

StephenCramerVT: “Those who are willing to be vulnerable move among mysteries.” —Theodore Roethke

DavidDRobbins: "Night Journey" by Theodore Roethke (read by Tom O'Bedlam)

ariisooh: [명언]A mind too active is no mind at all. (Theodore Roethke)

CarlMcColman: "A mind too active is no mind at all." Theodore Roethke

divinescintilla: “Art is the means we have of undoing the damage of haste.” — Theodore Roethke, On Poetry and Craft: Selected Prose

TohaStudio1: "Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley." - Theodore Roethke See what this means in flying a jet plane, working with purpose, and living a fulfilling life. Take a listen.

YogiScottL: “May my silences become more accurate.” ~ Theodore Roethke

GregKuznetsov: My father is a fish. -Theodore Roethke

deemoebooks: I feel the weight of stars… ~Theodore Roethke

aquotebot: “Pain wanders through my bones like a lost fire; What burns me now? Desire, desire, desire.” –Theodore Roethke

GTanNewTeam2021: Love is not love until love’s vulnerable. Theodore Roethke PAMINEPRE TANRONCAL

ledrew: What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible. - Theodore Roethke

wacoisdsports: What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible. - Theodore Roethke

DSchirm: Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light. -Theodore Roethke

Aplm888Alana: What we need are people who specialize in the impossible. ~ Theodore Roethke

deemoebooks: I feel the weight of stars… ~Theodore Roethke

ariisooh: [명언]A mind too active is no mind at all. (Theodore Roethke)

CraigKaraz: “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” -- Theodore Roethke

StillInOblivion: Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley. —Theodore Roethke (1908-1963)

CaptFan75: At age 14 Franks bought his first guitar, with 6 private lessons included; these were the only music education that he received. At University High in San Diego, Franks discovered the poetry of Theodore Roethke with his off-rhymes & hidden meter. He began singing folk-rock.

EurusHolmesss: Spring Palms reminded me of Theodore Roethke's Dolor.

Suman47357863: Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light. —Theodore Roethke. DESERVING WINNER RUBINA

imcozy: Love is Not Love Until Love is Vulnerable. ~ Theodore Roethke Today's Romantic Love Quote - 08th FEB 2021

printpapa: Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light - "Theodore Roethke"

UzmaSha98667598: Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light. —Theodore Roethke DESERVING WINNER RUBINA

Jack__Common: The anger will endure, The deed will speak the truth In language strict and pure. I stop the lying mouth: Rage warps my clearest cry To witless agony. Theodore Roethke

GianmarcManzion: Chilling with Theodore Roethke tonight. . .

Ecosenpaii: Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley. -Theodore Roethke - ECOSenpai

independent_zen: “What we need are more people who specialize in the impossible.” Theodore Roethke

mtnpoet: Poem: The Waking ☀️ by Theodore Roethke -

deemoebooks: I feel the weight of stars… ~Theodore Roethke

ariisooh: [명언]A mind too active is no mind at all. (Theodore Roethke)

annmcnam: In a Dark Time by Theodore Roethke | Poetry Foundation

silasdhouse: Some arty thoughts of mine, featuring The Dig, Shuggie Bain, O'Callaghan's "A Death in the Family", Cloris Leachman, Cicely Tyson, Link Wray, E.T., Edna St. Vincent Millay, Theodore Roethke, and more.

EEsterin: Loved heart, what can I say? When I was a lark, I sang; When I was a worm, I devoured. The self says, I am; The heart says, I am less; The spirit says, I am nothing. Theodore Roethke

historicalpolls: Tonight’s poem is by Theodore Roethke

JamesBestIV: HARSH WRITING ADVICE Theodore Roethke said only 10% of your work will be worth anything. So stop trying to peddle that 90% to publishers. Bet on that 10.

ariisooh: [명언]A mind too active is no mind at all. (Theodore Roethke)

TrainingMindful: “What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.” ~ Theodore Roethke

SunAmbient: ☀️ "Live in a perpetual great astonishment." — Theodore Roethke ☀️

arvi_NDN: "Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light." Theodore Huebner Roethke

PlacesPoetry: "Night Journey," poem by Theodore Roethke with photograph by Corky Lee

uwimpact: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and UW professor Theodore Roethke was one of his generation’s greatest poets. In the classroom, he inspired some of the most famous names in Washington’s literary history. Read more:

mr_oglesby: “We think by feeling. What is there to know?” — Theodore Roethke, Waking

KatttP: Great Nature has another thing to do To you and me; so take the lively air, And, lovely, learn by going where to go. Theodore Roethke

SayethNaught: I wake to sleep and take my waking slow. Theodore Roethke The Waking

ITattum: The sloth by Theodore Roethke. With background noise from a wood chipper.

ronwallace7: Poet and UW professor Theodore Roethke moved among mysteries — and literary legacy

deemoebooks: I feel the weight of stars… ~Theodore Roethke

ariisooh: [명언]A mind too active is no mind at all. (Theodore Roethke)

mjt: “Those who are willing to be vulnerable move among mysteries.”~Theodore Roethke

valeriehsmith: Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley. - Theodore Roethke

jhigginsST: Wonderful story today about the poet and teacher of poets, Theodore Roethke. He called teaching one of the “central mysteries." "One teaches out of love,” Roethke says in his notebooks. “It’s an impertinence, an imposition, in the end it’s terrifying.”

Ariella09: Poet and UW professor Theodore Roethke moved among mysteries — and literary legacy

seattletimes: It can take a lifetime to appreciate, and better understand, Theodore Roethke's poetry, but for a seasoned adult, his essential message is pretty good advice.

aimeechor: Tickled to learn that Roethke taught in my adopted hometown. Where was Theodore Roethke going with his poetry? The same place we’re all headed: where we have to go.

seanrobinson1e4: The UW prof and award-winning poet who taught my dad and many others gets a lovely profile here:

seattletimes: Poet Theodore Roethke won the Pulitzer Prize, along with the the hearts of his students at the University of Washington. His influence, along with his work, endures.

21ghostsinfo: 89words: “Ghost, come closer.” — Theodore Roethke, from section 3 of “Praise to the End!” Words for... -

deemoebooks: I feel the weight of stars… ~Theodore Roethke

HFabianmontes: “In a dark time, the eye begins to see, I meet my shadow in the deepening shade; I hear my echo in the echoing wood— A lord of nature weeping to a tree.” – Theodore Roethke, 1963

rabihalameddine: Two years ago: Dolor by Theodore Roethke

JustJoshPerez: “I learn by going where I have to go.” -Theodore Roethke

KelleyCostigan: Afternoon Poem: The Small by Theodore Roethke. If you like what you hear, please consider buying me a coffee.☕

deemoebooks: I feel the weight of stars… ~Theodore Roethke

ariisooh: [명언]A mind too active is no mind at all. (Theodore Roethke)

AgrapidiL: "What’s the winter for? To remember love." Theodore Roethke

BruceVH: What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible. - Theodore Roethke

slavica_loboda: "I learned not to fear infinity, The far field, the windy cliffs of forever, The dying of time in the white light of tomorrow, The wheel turning away from itself, The sprawl of the wave, The on-coming water." —Theodore Roethke, from “The Far Field” in The Collected Poems of,1974)



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