Treasure Island

Louise Gluck

(22 April 1943 / New York / United States)

Poems of Louise Gluck

41. The Untrustworthy Speaker 1/1/2004
42. The White Lilies 1/1/2004
43. The Wild Iris 1/1/2004
44. Vespers 1/1/2004
45. Widows 1/1/2004

All Hallows

Even now this landscape is assembling.
The hills darken. The oxen
Sleep in their blue yoke,
The fields having been
Picked clean, the sheaves
Bound evenly and piled at the roadside
Among cinquefoil, as the toothed moon rises:

This is the barrenness

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