Theodore Roethke, "My Papa's Waltz" from Collected Poems of Theodore
Roethke. Copyright 1942 by Heast Magazines, Inc. Used by permission of
My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke. .The whiskey on your breath Could make
a small boy dizzy But I hung on like death Such waltzing was not easy.
On May 25, 1908, Theodore Roethke was born in Saginaw, Michigan. As a child,
he spent much time in the greenhouse owned by his father and uncle.
Written in the early stages of his career and counted among the "Greenhouse"
poems, Roethke's "My Papa's Waltz" certainly lacks the length and complexity of
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