Louise Gluck

Louise Gluck

New York / United States
Louise Gluck
New York / United States
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Biography
Born in 1943, Louise Glück is an American poet. She was born in New York City and grew up in Long Island. Her father helped invent the X-Acto Knife. Glück graduated in 1961 from George W. Hewlett High School, in Hewlett, New York. She went on to attend Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University.

Glück won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 199 ...
Popular Poems
1.
Celestial Music
I have a friend who still believes in heaven.
Not a stupid person, yet with all she knows, she literally talks to God.
She thinks someone listens in heaven.
On earth she's unusually competent.
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2.
A Fantasy
I'll tell you something: every day
people are dying. And that's just the beginning.
Every day, in funeral homes, new widows are born,
new orphans. They sit with their hands folded,
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3.
Circe's Power
I never turned anyone into a pig.
Some people are pigs; I make them
Look like pigs.
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4.
The Wild Iris
At the end of my suffering
there was a door.

Hear me out: that which you call death
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5.
First Memory
Long ago, I was wounded. I lived
to revenge myself
against my father, not
for what he was--
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Comments

R.A. Burleigh 19 February 2021
Poetic prose smells to me like a rose.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 21 December 2020
WOW! Dear Respected great Poetess. CONGRATULATIONS for winning The Nobel Prize 2020 for Literature. I am very proud of you, since you are POETESS. Unimaginable proud of you great Poetess! I You are supremely worthy of the honour. CONGRATULATIONS again. God Blesses you greatest together with your great and wonderful family.
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sara yanarocak 30 October 2020
i think they are so sad but never hopelesness
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carl Westhof 18 October 2020
Her poetry is not poetry, it is prose. Better puke.Come on folks lets get a real poet!
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P A Noushad 12 October 2020
Louise Gluck the depth of insight about my life I get from your poems.
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P A Noushad 12 October 2020
Louise Gluck your inspiring verses have helped me as we both write on American literature sites.
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P A Noushad 12 October 2020
Louise Gluck, I am blessed,being you are as my friend and your verses inspire me.
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P A Noushad 12 October 2020
Gluck, when I read your poems I feel that you are an inborn poet.
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P A Noushad 12 October 2020
Louise Gluck-I feel you are a real great poet.
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Mahtab Bangalee 10 October 2020
I'm pleased and very happy to congratulate you O Poet Laureate Louise Elisabeth Glück in your auspicious day of receiving Nobel Prize for your excellent literary works. Really you are our pride of the poetic society. Your are our true inspiration to write poems and pioneer to express our inner self with poetic words. Many, many congratulations.
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Hebert Logerie Sr. 10 October 2020
Louise Glück On Winning The 2020 Nobel Prize In Literature Poet Louise Glück, you have won the most coveted prize In literature, forthwith everybody is devouring your poems Everybody is reading all the pages. This is no small surprise You’re walking on air. The sky is full of bright stars and flames. Copyright © October 2020, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved Hébert Logerie is the author of several books of poetry. Http: //.poemhunter/hebert-logerie
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M Asim Nehal 10 October 2020
I take this opportunity to Congratulate you for winning this years nobel literature prize, you rightly deserves it. Though it came late but better late than never.You are supremely worthy of the honour.Congrats again.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 10 October 2020
We also congratulate her for achieving the higher rank # 32 on top 500 poets of the world on date 10 October 2020, Saturday, as per the World Poetry Database information published in Poem Hunter. Great poetess Louise Gluck is very fortunate to win the Nobel Prize,2020, in literature! We all are very happy for her achievement.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 10 October 2020
With great pleasure inside inner core we congratulate great noble poetess Ms. Louise Gluck on winning the Nobel Prize,2020, in literature! God's greatest grace is falling on her in abundance. She is a very noble poetess and her poems are truly treasured with time. We are wishing her all the best. May God bring unlimited happiness for her!
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Hebert Logerie Sr. 09 October 2020
Congratulations Ms. Louise Gluck on winning the Nobel Prize 2020 in literature! Poets are people too. Poets still matter. Mes sinceres compliments!
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Bijay Kant Dubey 08 October 2020
Had I heard of her, i would have read earlier, but I did not nor did I come to notice her poe4ms even though she was in such a field of writing. She is a poetess of kindred feelings and emotions. She does not hide in anything rather expresses all that what it is in her mind, in her heart.
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shayze fudgelark 03 March 2018
depressed!
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Savita Tyagi 14 October 2015
wonderful! Such deep insight in emotional understanding.
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Guillermo Fernandez 15 August 2014
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