American Culture · American Literature · Classic · Collection · Excerpt · Fragment · Passage · Poet Laureate 1945 (United States) · Poetry

Louise Bogan

Goodbye, goodbye!
There was so much to love, I could not love it all;
I could not love it enough.

— Louise Bogan, from “After the Persian,” The Blue Estuaries: Poems. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, October 31, 1995) Originally published November 1st 1974.

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