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

Circe's Torment

I regret bitterly
The years of loving you in both
Your presence and absence, regret
The law, the vocation
That forbid me to keep you, the sea
A sheet of glass, the sun-bleached
Beauty of the Greek ships: how
Could I have power if
I had no wish

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