Poem of the Week: “October,” by Louise Glück

Congratulations to Louise Glück, winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize for Literature. October by Louise Glück <!– /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:”Cambria Math”; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:roman; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:3 0 0 0 1 0;} @font-face {font-family:Calibri; panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4;Continue reading “Poem of the Week: “October,” by Louise Glück”

Poem of the Week: “Slowly,” by Denise Levertov

Slowly ~Denise Levertov   Spirit has been alone of late. Built a house of fallen leaves among exposed tree-roots. Plans dreamily to fetch water   from a stone well. Sleeps hungrily. Waking, is mute, listening. Spirit doesn’t know what the sound will be, song or cry. Perhaps   one word. Holds at heart a redContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “Slowly,” by Denise Levertov”