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For the Taking by Linda Gregerson

From: Curtis Fox
Series: Poetry Off the Shelf
Length: 02:25

Poet Linda Gregerson reads her poem For the Taking

Poetry_small Host Intro: This is Poetry Off the Shelf from The Poetry Foundation. The Poet Linda Gregerson teaches American poetry and Renaissance literature at the University of Michigan. In this next poem, For the Taking, Gregerson recalls the horrible abuse her sister experienced as a child . Host Outro: That was the poet Linda Gregerson reading her poem For the Taking. The piece was produced by PoetryFoundation.org. You can find out more about Linda Gregerson, and read some of her poems, at the website PoetryFoundation.org.

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Host Intro: This is Poetry Off the Shelf from The Poetry Foundation. The Poet Linda Gregerson teaches American poetry and Renaissance literature at the University of Michigan. In this next poem, For the Taking, Gregerson recalls the horrible abuse her sister experienced as a child . Host Outro: That was the poet Linda Gregerson reading her poem For the Taking. The piece was produced by PoetryFoundation.org. You can find out more about Linda Gregerson, and read some of her poems, at the website PoetryFoundation.org.

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Stunned

This poem is so raw. Shocking. Brilliantly told. It's been a while since a piece shook me up so much. Great work.

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