Linda Hogan

(1947 / United States / Denver)

Linda Hogan Poems

1. The Heron 5/21/2015
2. Inside 4/27/2017
3. Lost in the Milky Way 4/27/2017
4. The Sandhills 4/27/2017
5. Tear 4/27/2017
6. To Be Held 4/27/2017
7. Trail of Tears: Our Removal 4/27/2017
8. Two 4/27/2017
9. Walking with My Father 4/27/2017
10. The Way In 4/27/2017
11. When the Body 4/27/2017
12. The History of Red 4/27/2017
13. History 4/27/2017
14. Song for the Turtles in the Gulf 4/27/2017
15. Innocence 3/21/2015

Comments about Linda Hogan

  • Jaqueline (3/17/2018 2:54:00 PM)

    were is the poem predators

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  • Loppo Louie Loppo Louie (4/27/2017 9:29:00 AM)

    Love your poems.
    Linda very inspiring, THX...

Best Poem of Linda Hogan


There is nothing more innocent
than the still-unformed creature I find beneath soil,
neither of us knowing what it will become
in the abundance of the planet.
It makes a living only by remaining still
in its niche.
One day it may struggle out of its tender
pearl of blind skin
with a wing or with vision
leaving behind the transparent.

I cover it again, keep laboring,
hands in earth, myself a singular body.
Watching things grow,
wondering how
a cut blade of grass knows
how to turn sharp again at the end.

This same growing must be ...

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