Quote for Today: Theodore Roethke

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September Morn, Paul Émile Chabas, 1911

My truths are all foreknown,
This anguish self-revealed.
I’m naked to the bone,
With nakedness my shield.
Myself is what I wear:
I keep the spirit spare.

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