In the Middle Distance

In the Middle Distance Cover

In the Middle Distance

By Linda Gregg

Graywolf Press, Paperback, 9781555974398, 80pp.

Publication Date: February 21, 2006

Description

A new and resplendent collection by Linda Gregg, whose poems "have the elegance of Greek statuary and the good-humored poise of haiku" ("Poetry")

"I finally fell in love with all of it: "
"dirt, silence, rock and far views."
"It's strange that my heart is as full"
"now as my desire was then."



About the Author

Linda Gregg is the author of five previous poetry collections, including Things and Flesh and Too Bright to See & Alma. She lives in New York and teaches at Princeton University.



Praise For In the Middle Distance

“I have loved Linda Gregg’s poems since I first read them. They are original in the way that really matters: they speak clearly of their source. They are inseparable from the surprising, unrolling, eventful, pure current of their language, and they convey at once the pain of individual loss, a steady and utterly personal radiance.” —W. S. Merwin