This collection of stunningly beautiful poems encompasses the natural, human, and spiritual realms, and is bound together by the universal themes of time and mortality. With clarity and sureness of craft, Gluck's poetry questions, explores, and finally celebrates the ordeal of being alive.
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Review: The Wild IrisUser Review - Doralee Brooks - Goodreads
I admire the in particular the "matins" and "vespers" poems in this collection which read like prayers. I also appreciate the use of voices in these poems to communicate unique and intriguing perspectives. Read full review
Review: The Wild IrisUser Review - TinHouseBooks - Goodreads
Miles Jochem (Editorial Intern, Tin House Magazine): I keep coming back to Louise Glück's book The Wild Iris. Simple and unassuming upon first glance, this cycle of poems contains a multitude of ... Read full review