Louise Gluck

(22 April 1943 / New York / United States)

Louise Gluck Poems

1. Celestial Music 1/1/2004
2. A Fantasy 1/1/2004
3. Horse 1/1/2004
4. Early Darkness 1/1/2004
5. Happiness 1/1/2004
6. First Memory 1/1/2004
7. Love Poem 1/1/2004
8. Circe's Power 1/1/2004
9. Midnight 1/1/2004
10. The Wild Iris 1/1/2004
11. April 1/1/2004
12. Circe's Grief 1/1/2004
13. Confession 1/1/2004
14. Matins 1/1/2004
15. All Hallows 1/1/2004
16. Lullaby 1/1/2004
17. Circe's Torment 1/1/2004
18. Odysseus' Decision 1/1/2004
19. Parable Of The Dove 1/1/2004
20. Penelope's Song 1/1/2004

The Gold Lily

As I perceive
I am dying now and know
I will not speak again, will not
survive the earth, be summoned
out of it again, not
a flower yet, a spine only, raw dirt
catching my ribs, I call you,
father and master: all around,
my companions are failing, thinking

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