Louise Gluck

(22 April 1943 / New York / United States)

Poems of Louise Gluck

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