The works at first appear dark and daunting, after some contemplation one sees life in a new light, of hope, and connection, renewal, and rebirth! Louise Gluck speaks to us all!Published on Oct. 28 2003
The Wild Iris has garnered much praise but its poetry is precious and pretentious. Gluck has been one of the most over-praised poets in America. Read morePublished on Jan. 21 2002
One of the best books of poetry I've ever read. Each time I pick it up I am newly astounded at the elegance and beauitfully contained passion of these poems. Read morePublished on Oct. 28 2000 by N. Dethloff
This book is amazing and well-deserving of the Pulitzer Prize it received. If you enjoyed "The Meadowlands" or are a fan of Gluck in general, then you will find... Read morePublished on May 5 2000
Iris is an elegant and noble flower even if it is a wild one.Ms. Glück sends us flowers of pain, love and dream.They come in thin bundles but mean so much...Published on Dec 1 1999
I loved this book! I picked this collection of transcendant poems while a senior in high school and was enthralled with its poignancy. Read morePublished on June 3 1999 by "bluestarla"
The Wild Iris by Louise Gluck is an intriguing collection of poems centered around life forms which seem to be present in her garden. Read morePublished on Nov. 24 1998