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these things we depend on, they disappear

The Night Migrations
Louise Glück, 1943

This is the moment when you see again
the red berries of the mountain ash
and in the dark sky… 54 more words


Louise Glück

I’m like the child who buries
her head in the pillow
so as not to see, the child who tells herself
that light causes sadness—” 16 more words


The New Life

My dear friend and mentor Robyn Marsack sent me the most exquisite gift the other day. She said it was a present that she had been planning to give me on the evening of my book launch, but thought I might like to be able to wear it on the night… which I very much do, and as you can see it goes beautifully with the sparkling dress I’ll be wearing (thanks… 503 more words


#AtoZChallenge ‘T’ #NationalPoetryMonth ‘Telescope’ by Louise Gluck #amwriting #poem

This year to celebrate National Poetry Month and to take part in the April A-Z Blogging Challenge, I’ll be posting two poems a day, one written by me and another poem written by one of my favourite poets. 298 more words

seemed to restore to earth its power to console

The Evening Star
Louise Glück

Tonight, for the first time in many years,
there appeared to me again
a vision of the earth’s splendor:

in the evening sky… 87 more words


ON THIS DAY: April 22, 2017

April 22nd is

Earth Day *

NASA’s Earth Day Global Selfie *

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day *

Girl Scout Leaders Day

Jelly Bean Day

‘In God We Trust Day’ Day * 789 more words




I’m sure you’ve been longing to know how I choose my subjects each week. It’s different every time, but this week will give you an idea. 1,872 more words