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“Mother,” by Lola Ridge

By Rebecca Foust
Homage to a mother—is a common theme in poetry, but, refreshingly, is presented here without the Hallmark cliché or sentiment that so often mars such poems. Restraint is evident in every line
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Poetry Sunday: Linda Gregg Tribute

By Rebecca Foust
“I believe that poetry at its best is found rather than written,” Linda Gregg observed in “The Art of Finding.” “What matters to me even more than the shapeliness and the dance of language is what the poem discovers deeper down than gracefulness and pleasures in figures of speech.”
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