Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Luckily” as Want to Read:
Luckily
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Luckily

by
4.86  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews

Poetry. "In Kelle Groom's LUCKILY, tenderness transforms violence: 'A kiss on a cigarette burn.' In poems both mysterious and candid, Groom captures domesticity and dream, internal and external landscapes, addiction and recovery. Groom is pitch perfect when it comes to emotional nuance. She constructs flawless images about our miraculous, vulnerable bodies. Luckily is a fi

...more
Paperback, 90 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Anhinga Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Luckily, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Luckily

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-21)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Patricia Murphy
May 26, 2016 Patricia Murphy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
Some very powerful language and message here. Some of my favorite moments:

I remember the medieval need to punish every cell
in a girl.

This proves that time is a circle.

some kind of wish
the kiss dissolved.

There's a beehive in the stars.

I cried as secretly as possible.
Copper Nickel
Copper Nickel rated it it was amazing
Dec 13, 2008
Haley
Haley rated it it was amazing
Oct 29, 2013
Catherine
Catherine rated it it was amazing
Mar 19, 2012
Terry
Terry rated it it was amazing
Apr 01, 2011
Milky Mixer
Milky Mixer rated it really liked it
May 16, 2015
Pamela Tatum
Sep 07, 2011 Pamela Tatum rated it it was amazing
I love this collection. Really powerful poems. Kelle is a gifted writer and a gift to us.
Jenny
Jenny is currently reading it
Feb 06, 2009
Rachel Lake
Rachel Lake marked it as to-read
Sep 22, 2011
Joshlynn
Joshlynn marked it as to-read
Nov 02, 2011
Lindsey
Lindsey marked it as to-read
Dec 26, 2011
Roxanne
Roxanne marked it as to-read
Sep 08, 2012
Stephanie Schultz
Stephanie Schultz marked it as to-read
Aug 22, 2013
Linda
Linda marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2014
Terry Everett
Terry Everett marked it as to-read
Jan 18, 2015
CLAUDIA PATRICIA
CLAUDIA PATRICIA marked it as to-read
Mar 13, 2015
Amber Shockley
Amber Shockley marked it as to-read
Sep 25, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
720896
Kelle Groom is a poet and memoirist. Her memoir, "I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl," is forthcoming from The Free Press, a division of Simon & Schuster in June 2011. She is the author of three poetry collections: "Five Kingdoms" (Anhinga Press, 2010); "Luckily" (Anhinga, 2006); and "Underwater City" (University Press of Florida, 2004). Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2010, ...more
More about Kelle Groom...

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »