The Chair

by Theodore Roethke


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A funny thing about a Chair:
You hardly ever think it's there.
To know a Chair is really it,
You sometimes have to go and sit.

-- from The Collected Poems of Theodore Roethke, by Theodore Roethke

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The Chair