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

Circe's Torment

I regret bitterly
The years of loving you in both
Your presence and absence, regret
The law, the vocation
That forbid me to keep you, the sea
A sheet of glass, the sun-bleached
Beauty of the Greek ships: how
Could I have power if
I had no wish

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