October :: Louise Glück. 1. Is it winter again, is it cold again, didn’t Frank just slip on the ice, didn’t he heal, weren’t the spring seeds planted. didn’t the night end, didn’t the melting ice flood the narrow gutters. wasn’t my body rescued, wasn’t it safe.
Give praise with psalms that tell the trees to sing, Give praise with Gospel choirs in storefront churches, Mad with the joy of the Sabbath, Give praise with the babble of infants, who wake with the sun, Give praise with children chanting their skip-rope rhymes, A poetry not in books, a vagrant mischievous poetry living wild on the Streets through generations of children.
Louise Glück was born in New York City in 1943 and grew up on Long Island. She attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University. Considered by many to be one of America’s most talented contemporary poets, Glück is noted for her poetry’s technical precision, sensitivity, and insight into loneliness, family relationships, divorce, and death, as well as what poet Rosanna Warren has ...
October By Louise Glück Quarterback Chapbook Series Sarabande Books. $8.95. 20 pages. Reviewed by Stephen Page Autumn After the Fall While I as reading Louise Glück’s chapbook "October", I noted a theme that threaded throughout the poem--aftermath. October has always been a special month for me. A time of change. A time of clarity. It…
October poem by Louise Gluck. Is it winter again is it cold againdidnt Frank just slip on the icedidnt he heal werent the spring seeds planted. Page
Louise Elisabeth Glück (born April 22, 1943) is an American poet and essayist. One of the most prominent American poets of her generation, she has won many major literary awards in the United States, including the National Humanities Medal, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Bollingen Prize, among others.. From 2003 to 2004, she was Poet Laureate of ...
October is one medium-length poem told in six parts. Gluck's contemplation of the waning of the seasons reminded me powerfully of the classic Greek myth regarding the seasons: Persephone is dragged to the underworld, and the natural world grieves with Demeter. Gluck contemplates violence and earth and the difficulty of revival in this piece.
Read more from Louise Gluck on The New Yorker . Newsletter. Get the ... October 22, 2007 Issue. Marriage. By Louise Gluck. October 15, 2007. Poems. August 13, 2007 Issue. A Village Life.
Rhyme scheme: abc cbd eX fe cac bcf bc Xb Xc d gc dgXc Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,2,2,3,3,2,2,2,1,2,4, Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme Сlosest stanza type: tercets Guessed form: unknown form Metre: 00100100101 10111101 101110001110 10011 100101 101010 10110 101001 100110100 010100 1011 10111100110 100110 10101011111 011100110 1011011 11111 10111010011 ...
Louise Glück was born in New York City on April 22, 1943, and grew up on Long Island. She is the author of numerous books of poetry, most recently, Faithful and Virtuous Night (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2014), which won the 2014 National Book Award in Poetry; Poems 1962-2012 (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2012); A Village Life: Poems (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2009); Averno (Farrar, Straus ...