The Last Love Poem I Will Ever Write: Poems

The Last Love Poem I Will Ever Write: Poems

In this moving, playful, and deeply philosophical volume, Gregory Orr seeks innovative ways for the imagination to respond to and create meaning out of painful experiences, while at the same time rejoicing in love and language. A passionate exploration of the forces that shape us, The Last Love Poem I Will Ever Write explores themes of survival and the powerlessness of the In this moving, playful, and deeply philosophical volume, Gregory Orr seeks innovative ways for the imagination to respon...

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Title:The Last Love Poem I Will Ever Write: Poems
Author:Gregory Orr
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Genres:Poetry
ISBN:1324002352
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:112 pages pages

The Last Love Poem I Will Ever Write: Poems Reviews

  • Carley
    Aug 12, 2019
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  • Jenna
    Jul 30, 2019
    Orr is not afraid to dwell in sincerity and sentiment, to break his lines so that a single word isolated from its neighbors sits alone and ponderous, to get down in the muck with the big abstractions other poets shun. And this can be great. I didn't mind nodding along as Orr enthused a...
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    May 28, 2019
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    Jun 14, 2019
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    Jun 15, 2019
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    Feb 19, 2019
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    May 28, 2019
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    Aug 07, 2019
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  • Jeff
    Jun 19, 2019
    Vindicating the Seventies period style, Orr's dimeter pursues idiomatic speed and gem-like slowness. It's a trope for the transcendent obsolescence of the damned, whose inspirational verse comes from an "Ode to Nothing": "Nothing stands between | The abyss and you. | Nothing keeps you ...
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    Oct 24, 2018
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    May 30, 2019
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    Jun 09, 2019
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  • Celinda
    Jun 29, 2019
    A wonderful collection -- my favorite of his is still Concerning the Book that is the Body of the Beloved, but this was solid and filled with some real gems! ...
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    Jun 30, 2019
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    Jun 22, 2019
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    Aug 07, 2019
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    Feb 09, 2019
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    May 30, 2019
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    Dec 06, 2018
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  • John
    Jun 21, 2019
    Gregory Orr remains a lyric poet of measured syntax and the deepest rooted imagery (as the poet Stanley Kunitz once wrote about Orr). There is clarity and precision in the use of words in his poems. Words are not wasted. Care is taken. They tell. I think this is Orr?s strongest wo...
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    Jun 07, 2019
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    Feb 26, 2019
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