K - Joanne Kyger

Posted by Claudia Moser on 7:00 AM in ,

How many of you heard of Joanne Kyger? I must confess I have discovered her at the beginning of the year when I stumbled by chance on the following poem:


Hit absolute rock bottom
Are you there rock? No?

No rock on bottom

She has a very individual style, very modern and sometimes very hard to understand, but still fascinating. She is a winner of the National Poetry Series in 1983 (in USA).

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Another author you've introduced me to!! :) Thanks you for sharing!

She's an original, that's for sure. Thanks for sharing about another interesting woman writer/poet.

Cattitude and Gratitude

Not sure why that is considered a poem - but then what do I know about poetry? :-)

I think I would like her. Thanks!

Ha...I like that poem. I'll have to look up more on her. Thanks.

Clever little verse.

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I have never heard of her. You are teaching me a lot.

I hadn't heard of her, but then again, I'm not into poetry, so it's no surprise. However, I did enjoy the Ellen Hopkin's novel in verse that I once read.


Thanks for introducing me to a new writer - great poem!

@Jenn - thank you, glad you have enjoyed the post
@Writercat - she is an original, true
@Paula - you are an author :)
@Talya - I am sure
@Elaine- great!
@Linda - thank you for your visit
@Ruth - glad!
@Joyce - poetry is not everyone's cup of tea
@Amanda - happy!

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