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Louise Gluck

(22 April 1943 / New York / United States)

Poems of Louise Gluck

21. October 11/21/2014
22. Odysseus' Decision 1/1/2004
23. Parable Of Faith 1/1/2004
24. Parable Of The Dove 1/1/2004
25. Parousia 1/1/2004
26. Penelope's Song 1/1/2004
27. Poem 1/1/2004
28. Retreating Wind 1/1/2004
29. Saints 1/1/2004
30. Siren 1/1/2004
31. Snow 1/1/2004
32. Snowdrops 1/1/2004
33. Summer 1/1/2004
34. The Butterfly 1/1/2004
35. The Fear Of Burial 1/1/2004
36. The Garden 1/1/2004
37. The Gold Lily 1/1/2004
38. The Pond 1/1/2004
39. The Red Poppy 1/1/2004
40. The Silver Lily 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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