10 Louise Glück Quotes | Best Writing of Nobel Winner 2020
Louise Gluck won the Nobel Lit of 2020, so I thought to post best Louise Glück Quotes.
Then I thought, may be I should do this for all the Nobel winners.
I guess why not. May be I will do that.
I don’t read English poetry, it is usually beyond me. But I read Louise Gluck, and I find these amazing lines that I intend to share.
One thing I noticed is that her poetry is have misery of the lover element. Tbh this World is full of these people.
And is not poetry is all about misery?
I do not know !! Enlighten me in the comments.
Here is one quote describing poetry:
And then this terrifying thought hits you: Yes, your father wrote poetry to find a language for his wounds.
From the book The Scatter Here is Too Great.
Louise Glück Quotes
We look at the world once, in childhood. The rest is memory.
From the beginning of time, in childhood, I thought that pain meant I was not loved. It meant I loved.
Even before you touched me, I belonged to you; all you had to do was look at me.
The soul is silent. If it speaks at all it speaks in dreams.
At first I saw you everywhere. Now only in certain things, at longer intervals.
What was difficult was the travel, which, on arrival, is forgotten.
Tell me, the poet says, the lie I need to feel safe, and tell me in your own voice, so I believe you. One more tale to stay alive.
They say there is a rift in the human soul which was not constructed to belong entirely to life.
In his tent, Achilles grieved with his whole being and the gods saw he was a man already dead, a victim of the part that loved, the part that was mortal.
How privileged you are, to be passionately clinging to what you love; the forfeit of hope has not destroyed you.
Of two sisters, one is always the watcher, one the dancer.
Best Louise Glück Poetry
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