Louise Gluck

(22 April 1943 / New York / United States)

Louise Gluck Poems

1. Widows 1/1/2004
2. Vespers 1/1/2004
3. The Wild Iris 1/1/2004
4. The White Lilies 1/1/2004
5. The Untrustworthy Speaker 1/1/2004
6. The Triumph Of Achilles 1/1/2004
7. The Silver Lily 1/1/2004
8. The Red Poppy 1/1/2004
9. The Pond 1/1/2004
10. The Myth of Innocence -new- 3/21/2015
11. The Gold Lily 1/1/2004
12. The Garden 1/1/2004
13. The Fear Of Burial 1/1/2004
14. The Butterfly 1/1/2004
15. Summer 1/1/2004
16. Snowdrops 1/1/2004
17. Snow 1/1/2004
18. Siren 1/1/2004
19. Saints 1/1/2004
20. Retreating Wind 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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