The Collected Poems of Theodore Roethke
By Theodore Roethke
(Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385086011, 272pp.)
Publication Date: December 1974
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This paperback edition contains the complete text of Roethke's seven published volumes plus sixteen previously uncollected poems. Included are his Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners The Walking, Words for the Wind, and The Far Field.
When Roya Hakakian moved from Iran to the U.S., she didn't think any poet in her adopted country could top the ones whose work she grew up with. But then she discovered a piece that blew away her prejudices. It was "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke. More at NPR.org
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