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The Lost Thing

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Cynthia Linville's new book, The Lost Thing, is an eloquent testimony to love, mostly love lost but also an unquenchable affirmation of life. The honesty with which she views life is manifest in these words: "even the sweetest of pilgrimage shatters/ under too much light. She is not afraid to expose the intensity of her varied life under this light."

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Paperback, First Edition, 102 pages
Published April 25th 2012 by Cold River Press
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Hayley Stone
Feb 23, 2014 Hayley Stone rated it it was amazing
One of the first modern poets whose free-verse poetry I was exposed to, Linville's ability to get at a powerful image in a few short words has stuck with me since. Her poetry is at times short and ruthlessly clear, and other times beautifully enigmatic. A few of the poems are also inspired by real locations, particularly around Sacramento, so if you are familiar with the area, it adds a little something extra.

For anyone who has ever felt the bitter sting of a love gone wrong, or harbored regret
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