Louise Gluck

New York / United States
Louise Gluck
New York / United States
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Penelope's Song

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Little soul, little perpetually undressed one,
Do now as I bid you, climb
The shelf-like branches of the spruce tree;
Wait at the top, attentive, like
A sentry or look-out. He will be home soon;
It behooves you to be
Generous. You have not been completely
Perfect either; with your troublesome body
You have done things you shouldn't
Discuss in poems. Therefore
Call out to him over the open water, over the bright
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COMMENTS
P A Noushad 16 October 2020
Beautiful poem which inspire me much.
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P A Noushad 16 October 2020
The beauty of life we touch here with reality, nicely written poem dear Louise Gluck.
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Colleen Courtney 14 May 2014
Interesting poem. Love that final line!
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