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Jeanne d’Arc

It was in the fields. The trees grew still,
a light passed through the leaves speaking
of Christ’s great grace: I heard.
My body hardened into armor. 50 more words

Looking & Childhood

“We look at the world once, in childhood. The rest is memory,” wrote the poet Louise Glück. How often I sift and return to those memories: some beloved and some not. 1,316 more words

Word Cloud: GUILT


Last week’s Word Cloud was about Tracy K. Smith, the current U.S. Poet Laureate, and a previous winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. 2,391 more words


OpenLinkNight #220

Hello Friends

Once again it is time to have another Open Link event.

A couple of weeks ago I attended a poetry workshop with Moira Egan, we did poetic exercises and analyzed poems. 195 more words


Quote for Today: Louise Glück


Do you know what I was, how I lived? You know
what despair is; then
winter should have meaning for you.

I did not expect to survive, 65 more words

Quote For Today

“Of two sisters one is always the watcher, one the dancer.”

-Louise Gluck

Reading: First Memory by Louise Gluck

Louise Glück (b. 1943) is an American poet born in New York. Numerous awards, appointed Poet Laureate in 2003. Her poetry is neither confessional nor intellectual and considered among the purest writing in English poetry today. 248 more words