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"a flower sprang, lilylike, more brilliant / than the purples of Tyre": Louise Glück's "Hyacinth"

I wish I’d been able to celebrate National Poetry Month with more fanfare, Dear Readers—next year, I hope, will be different—but I hope you’ve had the chance to read a poem or two more than usual. 109 more words

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Read To Me - Day Twenty-Six

Time, by Louise Glück

There was too much, always, then too little.
Childhood: sickness.
By the side of the bed I had a little bell — 322 more words


Wikipedia Poem, No. 66

“I’m / here to follow pages on academics and turn Burt / to a decade / of hits”

Year went to 
get a
  bunny at Orange 

he was dating a musician who 
is fake 

and new 
    and full 
	    of businesses. 165 more words

Mutable Earth by Louise Glück

Mutable Earth

Are you healed or do you only think you’re healed?

I told myself

from nothing

nothing could be taken away.

But can you love anyone yet? 148 more words


The Wild Iris (Gluck)

It would be easy to dismiss this collection, a Pulitzer Prize winner, as just another nature collection, but that would, I think, be to miss the point. 88 more words


Poetry Favorites: Marita Dachsel

Who is your favorite living poet?

Karen Solie

Who is your favorite dead poet?

Robert Louis Stevenson

What is your favorite poem of all time? 274 more words

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