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Theodore Huebner Roethke (May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was an American poet. [1]

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The acre is a unit of land area used in the imperial and US customary systems.

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American poetry

American poetry, the poetry of the United States, arose first as efforts by colonists to add their voices to English poetry in the 17th century, well before the constitutional unification of the thirteen colonies (although before this unification, a strong oral tradition often likened to poetry existed among Native American societies).

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Anne Sexton

Anne Sexton (November 9, 1928 – October 4, 1974) was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse.

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Bainbridge Island, Washington

Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and the name of the island in Puget Sound on which the city is situated.

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Bennington College

Bennington College is a private, nonsectarian liberal arts college located in Bennington, Vermont, USA.

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Bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder and manic-depressive illness, is a mental disorder characterized by periods of elevated mood and periods of depression.

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Bloedel Reserve

The Bloedel Reserve is a forest garden on Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA, made by the vice-chairman of a lumber company, under the influence of the conservation movement and Asian philosophy.

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Blue Moon Tavern

The Blue Moon is a tavern located on the west edge of the University District, Seattle, Washington, that has been visited by many counterculture icons over the years.

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Camille Paglia

Camille Anna Paglia (born April 2, 1947) is an American academic and social critic.

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Carolyn Kizer

Carolyn Ashley Kizer (December 10, 1925 – October 9, 2014) was an American poet of the Pacific Northwest whose works reflect her feminism.

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Copper Canyon Press

Copper Canyon Press is an independent, non-profit small press, specializing in the publication of poetry and located in Port Townsend, Washington.

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Daniel Hoffman

Daniel Gerard Hoffman (April 3, 1923 – March 30, 2013) was an American poet, essayist, and academic.

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David Wagoner

David Russell Wagoner (born June 5, 1926) is an American poet who has written many poetry collections and ten novels.

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Depression (mood)

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being.

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Dylan Thomas

Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer whose works include the poems "Do not go gentle into that good night" and "And death shall have no dominion", the "Play for Voices", Under Milk Wood, and stories and radio broadcasts such as A Child's Christmas in Wales and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog.

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East Lansing, Michigan

East Lansing is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan directly east of Lansing, the state capital.

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Elinor Wylie

Elinor Morton Wylie (September 7, 1885 – December 16, 1928) was an American poet and novelist popular in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet.

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Folkways Records

Folkways Records was a record label founded by Moses Asch that documented folk, world, and children's music.

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German American

German Americans (Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who are of German descent.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s.

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A greenhouse (also called a glasshouse, or, if with additional heating, a hothouse) is a structure with walls and roof made chiefly of transparent material, such as glass, in which plants requiring regulated climatic conditions are grown.

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Harold Bloom

Harold Bloom (born July 11, 1930) is an American literary critic and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636.

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Ian Hamilton (critic)

Robert Ian Hamilton (24 March 1938 – 27 December 2001) was a British literary critic, reviewer, biographer, poet, magazine editor and publisher.

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An image (from imago) is an artifact that depicts or records visual perception, for example a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject—usually a physical object or a person, thus providing a depiction of it.

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Jack Gilbert

Jack Gilbert (February 18, 1925 – November 13, 2012) was an American poet.

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James Dickey

James Lafayette Dickey (February 2, 1923 – January 19, 1997) was an American poet and novelist.

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James Wright (poet)

James Arlington Wright (December 13, 1927 – March 25, 1980) was an American poet.

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Japanese rock garden

The or "dry landscape" garden, often called a zen garden, creates a miniature stylized landscape through carefully composed arrangements of rocks, water features, moss, pruned trees and bushes, and uses gravel or sand that is raked to represent ripples in water.

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Jean Walkinshaw

Jean Walkinshaw has produced television for The History Channel; KING-TV, NBC affiliate in Seattle; and KCTS, Public Television in Seattle.

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Lafayette College

Lafayette College is a private liberal arts college located in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Léonie Adams

Léonie Fuller Adams (9 December 1899 – 27 June 1988) was an American poet.

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Louis Simpson

Louis Aston Marantz Simpson (March 27, 1923 – September 14, 2012) was an American poet born in Jamaica.

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Louise Bogan

Louise Bogan (August 11, 1897 – February 4, 1970) was an American poet.

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Michigan State University

Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university located in East Lansing, Michigan, United States.

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Myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction (MI) or acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow stops to a part of the heart causing damage to the heart muscle.

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National Book Award

The National Book Awards are a set of annual U.S. literary awards.

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National Book Award for Poetry

The National Book Award for Poetry is one of four annual National Book Awards, which are given by the National Book Foundation to recognize outstanding literary work by US citizens.

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National Book Foundation

The National Book Foundation is an American nonprofit organization established "to raise the cultural appreciation of great writing in America".

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Northwestern United States

The Northwestern United States is an informal geographic region of the United States.

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Pennsylvania State University

The Pennsylvania State University (commonly referred to as Penn State or PSU) is a public, state-related research-intensive university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania.

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Phyllis McGinley

Phyllis McGinley (March 21, 1905 – February 22, 1978) was a Pulitzer Prize (1961) winning American author of children's books and poetry.

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Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry is one of the six American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.

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Richard Eberhart

Richard Ghormley Eberhart (April 5, 1904 – June 9, 2005) was an American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total.

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Richard Hugo

Richard Hugo (December 21, 1923 – October 22, 1982), born Richard Hogan, was an American poet.

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Robert Bly

Robert Bly (born December 23, 1926) is an American poet, author, activist and leader of the mythopoetic men's movement.

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Robert Hillyer

Robert Silliman Hillyer (June 3, 1895 – December 24, 1961) was an American poet.

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Rolfe Humphries

George Rolfe Humphries (born November 20, 1894 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - April 22, 1969 Redwood City, California) was a poet, translator, and teacher.

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Saginaw, Michigan

Saginaw is a city in the State of Michigan and the seat of Saginaw County.

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Seattle is a coastal seaport city and the seat of King County.

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Seattle Colleges District

The Seattle Colleges District (previously Seattle Community Colleges District) is a group of colleges located in Seattle, Washington.

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Smithsonian Folkways

Smithsonian Folkways is the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Stanley Kunitz

Stanley Jasspon Kunitz (July 29, 1905May 14, 2006) was an American poet.

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Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer.

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The Paris Review

The Paris Review is a quarterly English language literary magazine established in Paris in 1953 by Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, and George Plimpton.

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The Sewanee Review

The Sewanee Review is a literary journal established in 1892 and the oldest continuously published periodical of its kind in the United States.

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The Waking

The Waking is a poem written by Theodore Roethke in 1953 in the form of a villanelle.

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U.S.-Italy Fulbright Commission

The U.S.- Italy Fulbright Commission is a bi-national, non-profit organization promoting the opportunities for study, research, and teaching in Italy and the United States of America.

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University of Michigan

The University of Michigan (U-M, UM, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to simply as Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

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University of Washington

The University of Washington, commonly referred to as Washington or informally U-Dub, or locally as UW is a public flagship research university in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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W. B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature.

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W. H. Auden

Wystan Hugh AudenThe name Wystan derives from the 9th-century St Wystan, who was murdered by Beorhtfrith, the son of Beorhtwulf, king of Mercia, after Wystan objected to Beorhtfrith's plan to marry Wystan's mother.

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William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet closely associated with modernism and imagism.

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William Stafford (poet)

William Edgar Stafford (January 17, 1914 – August 28, 1993) was an American poet and pacifist, and the father of poet and essayist Kim Stafford.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Roethke

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