Theodore Roethke was from Saginaw, Michigan

I have never been a huge fan of the poet Theodore Roethke, but I learned today that he grew up in Saginaw, Michigan.

The Theodore Roethke Home Museum is located in Saginaw. According to the Museum's website,  "The Roethke House was designated  a National Literary Landmark in 2004 in recognition of the profound impact Roethke had on American poetry and the influence his home had on his writing. A Michigan Historic Marker marks its location and the house is included in the National Register of Historic Sites. Tours of The Roethke House are available. In addition, poetry readings, talks, workshops, and school programs are regularly offered. A year-long series of events, supported by major grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Michigan Humanities Council celebrated Roethke‘s Centennial in 2008-2009."

Who knew?

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