First Memory Poem by Louise Gluck

First Memory

Rating: 3.9


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.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Abdulrazak Aralimatti 14 October 2015

Verily, a regret and repent with self realization......10

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Erin Song 01 March 2016

I like the twist ending

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Elijah Baguma 19 June 2017

I do love the perspective.

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Colleen Courtney 14 May 2014

An interesting introspective write.

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Edward Kofi Louis 14 October 2015

Nature is full of the scars of life. Nice work.

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Dr Antony Theodore 03 November 2020

Long ago, I was wounded. I lived to revenge myself against my father, not for what he was- for what I was: I was not loved. problems that remain in the mind. tony

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zac efron 02 November 2020

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BIr mütercimli 14 October 2020

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Mahtab Bangalee 11 October 2020

love in twisted pains; wounded in confusional terms of life!

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P A Noushad 09 October 2020

Your verses open my mind and inspire me.

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Louise Gluck

Louise Gluck

New York / United States
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