about the poet Theodore Roethke
(1908-1963). Born in Saginaw, Michigan, Roethke was the son of a greenhouse owner; greenhouses figure prominently in the imagery of his poems....(more)
Meter in "My Papas Waltz"
Select any of the highlighted
portions of the poem for examples of how meter functions in "My Papas Waltz." Once you have
finished reviewing meter in the poem
you can complete the accompanying exercise by selecting the "complete exercise" link below.