Theodore Roethke

Theodore Roethke was born in May,25 1908 he died on August 1, 1963 .He got his education from these schools Arthur Hill High School ,University Of Michigan and Harvard University .These are three poems Theodore Roethke wrote Child On Top Of a Greenhouse , I Knew a Woman , My Papa's Waltz.

Child On Top Of a Greenhouse is an limerick poem it rhymes it has an specific rhythm pattern . This is an example of a simile in the poem Child On Top OF a Greenhouse . Ex: A line of elms plunging and tossing like horses.

I think the author was meaning that it was an tornado or a really bad storm . I chose this poem because it reminds me of good things that happened . Another reason i chose this poem is because its short . What i like best about this poem is that it's interesting .

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