Strongin | Introduction
This site serves
as an introduction to Lynn Strongin, a contemporary American poet. It includes
a brief biography, a complete bibliography, exerpts from reviews of her
work, and selected poems from her seven books.
is best known for her perceptive and evocative poems on illness and medicine,
her meditations on the nature and cost of talent, and her visionary love
poems. Her work has been described as intense, crafted, mysterious
poetry that “woos the reader by dint of sheer lyricism and imagination.”
demanding poetry, dealing with challenging themes expressed in highly charged
language and metaphor, but it rewards the reader with a haunting and powerful
record of experience fully, brilliantly, and passionately lived.
the site, please read about this site’s important features
on Strongin’s life, along with a few photographs, are found in the biography
section. A complete listing of her publications is found in the bibliography
section, broken out into
Lynn Strongin’s books and other publications are found in the poetry
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