Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(22 April 1943 / New York / United States)

What do you think this poem is about?

For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc.

April

No one's despair is like my despair--

You have no place in this garden
thinking such things, producing
the tiresome outward signs; the man
pointedly weeding an entire forest,
the woman limping, refusing to change clothes
or wash her hair.

Do you suppose I care
if you speak to one another?
But I mean you to know
I expected better of two creatures
who were given minds: if not
that you would actually care for each other
at least that you would understand
grief is distributed
between you, among all your kind, for me
to know you, as deep blue
marks the wild scilla, white
the wood violet.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004


Read poems about / on: despair, grief, change, woman, hair, april, women

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Horse by Louise Gluck )

Enter the verification code :

  • Sylva Portoian (12/30/2011 9:07:00 AM)

    Why you should write about Ararat
    If you don't Have Armenian Blood...
    Why you ignore your origin and hide
    Tell the truth and never hide
    That you have Armenian blood...?

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »

People who read Louise Gluck also read

Top 500 Poems

[Hata Bildir]