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All of it singing : new and selected poems

Author: Linda Gregg
Publisher: Saint Paul, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All of It Singing: New and Selected Poems for the first time collects the ongoing work of Gregg's career in one book, including poetry from her six previous volumes and thirty remarkable new poems.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Gregg
ISBN: 1555975070 9781555975074 9781555975784 155597578X
OCLC Number: 191925008
Notes: "A Jane Kenyon book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Winner of Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize 2009
Description: 213 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: from Too Bright to See --
We Manage Most When We Manage Small --
The Girl I Call Alma --
The Chorus Speaks Her Words as She Dances --
There She Is --
The Beckett Kit --
The Poet Goes About Her Business --
Different Not Less --
Trouble in the Portable Marriage --
Classicism --
Whole and Without Blessing --
Growing Up --
Summer in a Small Town --
No More Marriages --
Eurydice --
The Defeated --
Too Bright to See --
The Apparent --
The Gods Must Not Know Us --
The Grub --
This Place --
What If the World Stays Always Far Off --
Sun Moon Kelp Flower or Goat --
Skylord --
Alma to Her Sister --
From Alma --
At Home --
Safe and Beautiful --
The Ghosts Poem --
Marriage and Midsummer's Night --
Balancing Everything --
At the Gate in the Middle of My Life --
Not Saying Much --
Oedipus Exceeding --
The Shopping-Bag Lady --
Lies and Longing --
How the Joy of It Was Used Up Long Ago --
The Men Like Salmon --
The Copperhead --
Death Looks Down --
New York Address --
Dry Grass & Old Color of the Fence & Smooth Hills --
If Death Wants Me --
Praising Spring --
from The Sacraments of Desire --
Glistening --
Ordinary Songs --
Surrounded by Sheep and Low Ground --
The Small Thing Love Is --
Ahdaam Kai Ava --
All the Spring Lends Itself to Her --
Night Music --
The Design inside Them --
In Dirt under Olive Trees on the Hill at Evening --
Not Scattered Variously Far --
A Dark Thing inside the Day --
The Last Night in Mithymna --
Part of Me Wanting Everything to Live --
The Color of Many Deer Running --
Grinding the Lens --
Singing Enough to Feel the Rain --
The War --
The Foreign Language of the Heart --
The Life of Literature --
Inside the War --
There Is No Language in This Country --
The Border between Things --
It Is the Rising I Love --
The Song --
Demon-Catchers on Our Doors --
from Chosen by the Lion --
The Ninth Dawn --
God's Places --
The Weight --
The Spirit and What Is Left Behind --
Chosen by the Lion --
Official Love Story --
The Terrifying Power of Darkness Is Inseparable from the Redemptive Power of the Sacred --
I Thought on His Desire for Three Days --
The Clapping --
Asking for Directions --
The Resurrection --
Aphrodite and the Nature of Art --
Winter Light --
The Lost Bells of Heaven --
There Is a Sweetness in It --
Fishing in the Keep of Silence --
"Wherefore Dost Bruise Me?" He Exclaimed, Weeping, and Like a Corpse Fell to the Ground --
"A Bracelet of Bright Hair about the Bone" --
Maybe Leave-Taking --
The Edge of Something --
The Bounty after the Bounty --
Let Birds --
from Things and Flesh --
The Precision --
Alone with the Goddess --
The Calves Not Chosen --
Calamities: Another Eden --
The Spirit Neither Sorts nor Separates --
As Being Is Eternal --
The Heart Flowing Out --
The Empty Bowl --
More Than New --
Etiology --
Another Day in Paradise --
Heavy with Things and Flesh --
A Thirst Against --
The Limits of Desire --
Always Mistaken --
They Tell Me It's Over --
Arkansas Afternoons --
"Why does this city still retain / its ancient rights over my thoughts and feelings?" --
Stuff --
The Unknowing --
Fiefdom --
The Universe on Its Own --
Downsized --
Paul on the Road to Damascus --
Hephaestus Alone --
The Right People --
The Secrets of Poetry --
Harmonica --
Lost in the Heart --
Winning --
from In the Middle Distance --
The Lightning --
Purity --
Staying After --
Elegance --
Getting Value --
As Is --
The Other Excitement --
The Otherness --
The Problem of Sentences --
Beauty --
Waiting --
The Presence in Absence --
After the Fires --
Silence and Glare --
According to the Hour --
"They Cripple with Beauty and Butcher with Love" --
Searching for the Poem --
The Stories Are Strenuous --
Bamboo and a Bird --
Always Alone --
The Test Is Whether Anything Breaks Off When You Roll It Down Stairs --
Quietly --
Not Knowing the Rules --
I Do Not Need the Gods to Return --
Now I Understand --
The Singers Change, the Music Goes On --
It Goes Away --
Whoever --
Highway 90 --
New Poems --
If We Are Quiet --
Another Mountain --
August in the East Village --
Being Eleven --
The Generosity of Engagement --
Losing Them --
Hearing the Gods --
Behave Yourself --
Arriving --
You Never Loved Me --
A Little Less Pleasing --
Captured --
Never So Far --
No One Listens --
I Wish I Could Believe --
Getting Down --
Just Before Night --
The Richness of Loss --
Walking on the Bottom of the World --
The Source of Romantic Love --
Christ Loved Being Housed.
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All of It Singing: New and Selected Poems for the first time collects the ongoing work of Gregg's career in one book, including poetry from her six previous volumes and thirty remarkable new poems.

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