Louise Gluck

(22 April 1943 / New York / United States)

First Memory - Poem by Louise Gluck

Long ago, I was wounded. I lived
to revenge myself
against my father, not
for what he was--
for what I was: from the beginning of time,
in childhood, I thought
that pain meant
I was not loved.
It meant I loved.

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  • Rookie - 45 Points Colleen Courtney (5/14/2014 9:14:00 PM)

    An interesting introspective write. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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