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Too Bright to See & Alma Linda Gregg s first two books are, at long last, available again this time in a single volume In this book, we witness the awakening of one of the finest American poets of her generation


10 thoughts on “Too Bright to See & Alma

  1. says:

    Gregg appeals to me because of her spiritual emotional depth Her poems are clean and accessible, but provoke several readings.I love this poem it breaks my heart We Manage Most When We Manage SmallWhat things are steadfast Not the birds.Not the bride and groom who hurryin their brevity to reach one another.The stars do not blow away as we do.The heavenly things ignite and freeze.But not as my hair falls before you.fragile and momentary, we


  2. says:

    Rating bumped up for Alma, which I preferred to Too Bright To See.


  3. says:

    Some really strong poems in the collection not every one speaks to me but several do puncture like At Home and Lessening What things are steadfast Not the birds.if paradise is to be hereit will have to include her.The fete confused me.The body goes into such raptures of obedience.I grow specific without consequence.I was bred for slaughter, like the other animalsThe space we breath is also called distance.An apple has all colors Even blue.I say Lady, y


  4. says:

    What things are steadfast Not the birds.Not the bride and groom who hurryin their brevity to reach one another.The stars do not blow away as we do.The heavenly things ignite and freeze.But not as my hair falls before you.Fragile and momentary, we continue.Fearing madness in all things hugeand their requiring Managing as thin lighton water Managing only greetingsand farewells We love a little, as the micehuddle, as the goat leans against my hand.As the lovers


  5. says:

    It has taken me over a year to read this book these books A Ph D program got in the way of the pleasure reading And truly, these poems have been a heart breaking pleasure to read And this is why these poems have sat on my nightstand for so long I am drawn the to short lyrics of Greece, of love, of suffering Linda Gregg has become a new favorite of mine.


  6. says:

    This book made absolutely no sense to me when I first read it It was terse and angsty, with a lot of allusions to Greek mythology that went over my head When I read it the second time, though, I realized that its main subject, Alma, wasthan just a jilted lover There s some beautiful imagery here, but not the type that makes you want to fall in lovehaha


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