American Literature · Classic · Collection · Contemporary · Excerpt · Fragment · Poetry

Louise Glück

I’m like the child who buries
her head in the pillow
so as not to see, the child who tells herself
that light causes sadness—”

— Louise Glück, from “Celestial Music,” Poems 1962-2012. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; First Edition edition, November 13, 2012)

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