• Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.
    Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.
    ~ Theodore Roethke
  • Much of poetry is an anguished waiting.
    Much of poetry is an anguished waiting.
    ~ Theodore Roethke
  • What's madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance?
    What's madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance?
    ~ Theodore Roethke
  • There is a pleasure in poetic pains which only poets know.
    There is a pleasure in poetic pains which only poets know.
    ~ William Cowper
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