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Louise Glück

I have to tell you what I’ve learned, that I know now what happens to the dreamers. They don’t feel it when they change. One day they wake, they dress, they are old. — Louise Glück, from “Marathon,” The Triumph of Achilles. (Ecco Pr; First Edition edition, May 1987) Originally published 1985. Advertisements

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Louise Glück

I am tired of having hands she said
 I want wings— But what will you do without your hands
 to be human? I am tired of human
 she said
 I want to live on the sun— — Louise Glück, from “Blue Rotunda,” Poems 1962-2012. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux July 8, 2014)  Originally published January 1st… Continue reading Louise Glück

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