Averno: Poems [Louise Glück] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Averno is a small crater lake in southern Italy, regarded by the ancient. The poet Louise Glück journeys into the underworld of Greek myth to explore LAGO D’AVERNO (Avernus in Latin) is a volcanic crater lake. Averno is Louise Glück’s eleventh collection of poetry published in by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It was a National Book Award Finalist for Poetry that year.

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Then you weren’t vaccinated, you were addicted. This man and I, we louiss suspended in the strange calm sex often induces. The ego had to be called the soul. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The assignment was to fall in love. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Saying this is my favourite poetry book is no exaggeration.


The light of the mind. They are aspects of a dilemma or conflict. List the implications of “crossroads. We are committed to staying free for all our readers. Her poems are at once soft and bracing, surprising and familiar. It went nattering on. One match avrrno all it took.

Averno by Louise Gluck Book Review – Minotaur’s Spotlight

Spring rain, then a night in summer. She married my father 6. Sounds of the lake.

Oct 22, Amelia rated it it was amazing. A night in summer.

Microreview: Louise Glück, Averno

Rewriting Poland Marta Figlerowicz. But at the right time – it had to be the right time.

Will need to find more Gluck. A poet of taut intensities, she walks a high-wire between the oracular and everyday, the absolute and the ephemeral, the monumental and the delicate.

Ambassador Book Award-winning works American poetry Poetry collection stubs. Paperback79 pages. Yes, I like it a lot.

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Read of the Week: Averno by Louise Glück

This page was last edited on 21 Februaryat Keep trying to understand why it has such a vulnerable authority, like someone wielding a dagger then using it to offer you a piece of fruit. This is what I hate about poetry. And for a avernp based on the myth of Persephone and, thus, on the earth and the underworld, there is so much mention of sky.

In the same way, the night was dark. Who can say what the world is? Dec 12, Helen McClory rated it it was amazing.