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the untrustworthy speaker :: louise glück

Don’t listen to me; my heart’s been broken.
I don’t see anything objectively.

I know myself; I’ve learned to hear like a psychiatrist.
When I speak passionately, 190 more words


POETRY: October, by Louise Glück


Is it winter again, is it cold again,
didn’t Frank just slip on the ice,
didn’t he heal, weren’t the spring seeds planted

didn’t the night end, 1,000 more words


"Happiness" by Louise Glück 

Georgia O’Keeffe, “Abstraction White Rose”

“A man and a woman lie on a white bed.

It is morning. I think

Soon they will waken.

On the bedside table is a vase… 87 more words


Poems I didn't write (1)

(A poem that I read, and which speaks to me. Didn’t someone say that the best way to learn about someone is to see what speaks to them?) 44 more words

Louise Glück

Intense love always leads to mourning. —   Louise Glück, Triumph of Achilles. (Ecco Pr; First Edition edition May 1987)


Poetry Sunday: Louise Glück's 'Myth of Innocence'

Today I am taking a break from my usual programming to share a poem that I adore: ‘The Myth of Innocence’ by Louise Glück. This poem comes from… 402 more words