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Gathering the Poems Together: A Conversation with Gregory Orr

Over four decades, Gregory Orr has established his reputation as a master of the lyric poem. Throughout his career, which also includes books of essays and criticism and an award-winning memoir, Orr has primarily written short free-verse poems, but in the past decade he has turned to writing long se...
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    Gregory Orr "The Making of Poems" "Before I was powerless and passive in the face of my confusion, but now I am active: the powerful shaper of my experience."

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    Gathering the Poems Together: A Conversation with Gregory Orr

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