Treasure Island

Louise Gluck

(22 April 1943 / New York / United States)

Poems of Louise Gluck

1. A Fantasy 1/1/2004
2. All Hallows 1/1/2004
3. April 1/1/2004
4. Cana 1/1/2004
5. Castile 1/1/2004
6. Celestial Music 1/1/2004
7. Circe's Grief 1/1/2004
8. Circe's Power 1/1/2004
9. Circe's Torment 1/1/2004
10. Confession 1/1/2004
11. Early Darkness 1/1/2004
12. First Memory 1/1/2004
13. Happiness 1/1/2004
14. Horse 1/1/2004
15. Labor Day 1/1/2004
16. Love Poem 1/1/2004
17. Lullaby 1/1/2004
18. Matins 1/1/2004
19. Midnight 1/1/2004
20. Nostos 1/1/2004

A Fantasy

I'll tell you something: every day
people are dying. And that's just the beginning.
Every day, in funeral homes, new widows are born,
new orphans. They sit with their hands folded,
trying to decide about this new life.

Then they're in the cemetery, some of them
for the first time. They're frightened of crying,
sometimes of not crying. Someone leans over,

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