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Happiness - Poem by Louise Gluck

A man and a woman lie on a white bed.
It is morning. I think
Soon they will waken.
On the bedside table is a vase
of lilies; sunlight
pools in their throats.
I watch him turn to her
as though to speak her name
but silently, deep in her mouth--
At the window ledge,
once, twice,
a bird calls.
And then she stirs; her body
fills with his breath.

I open my eyes; you are watching me.
Almost over this room
the sun is gliding.
Look at your face, you say,
holding your own close to me
to make a mirror.
How calm you are. And the burning wheel
passes gently over us.

Comments about Happiness by Louise Gluck

  • Dr Tony Brahmin 11/3/2020 2:50:00 PM

    I open my eyes; you are watching me.
    Almost over this room
    the sun is gliding.
    Look at your face, you say,
    holding your own close to me
    and the burning wheel passes gently. tony

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  • PIERRE MIRONER 10/31/2020 6:08:00 AM


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  • P A Noushad 10/23/2020 11:32:00 PM

    How calm you are. And the burning wheel passes gently over us: great verses dear Louise Gluck. Reply

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  • Mahtab Bangalee 10/11/2020 1:08:00 AM

    by reading the poem
    serves the happiness
    seemingly in nightmare

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  • P A Noushad 10/9/2020 2:44:00 AM

    Beautiful creation into the deep insight of life. Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike 8/28/2019 11:40:00 AM

    Well articulated and nicely brought forth with conviction. An insightful creation. Thanks for sharing................. Reply

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  • Adeeb Alfateh 7/26/2019 12:39:00 AM

    At the window ledge,
    once, twice,
    a bird calls.

    GREAT 10+++

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  • Josey Alfred 4/19/2017 5:46:00 AM

    Calm and content they slept, the peace and freshness of the morning, all but speaks of a wonderful night, of accomplishment. Marvellous.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  • Rajnish Manga 11/27/2016 9:42:00 PM

    A lovely bedroom scene recreated with a man and a woman get up in the morning and cosying to greet their companionship. Thanks for sharing a nice poem. Reply

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  • Neran Sati 10/14/2015 9:44:00 AM

    what a seducing caption of pair intimacy!
    dreamy moments twisting with reality -

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Happiness Poems
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  2. 2. Happiness (Reconsidered)
    Judith Viorst
  3. 3. Happiness
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  4. 4. Happiness
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  7. 7. Happiness
    Carl Sandburg
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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  9. 9. Happiness
    Jane Kenyon
  10. 10. Innermost Happiness
    Ernestine Northover
  11. 11. Happiness
    Wilfred Owen
  12. 12. Love, Your Happiness Is My Happiness.....
    Ravi Sathasivam
  13. 13. Happiness
    George Savige
  14. 14. Such Is The Force Of Happiness
    Emily Dickinson
  15. 15. Happiness
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  16. 16. Happiness
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  18. 18. Happiness
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  19. 19. Ode To Happiness
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  20. 20. Is Happiness Worth All The Pain Of Getti..
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  21. 21. What Happiness Is
    Sam Byron
  22. 22. Maze Of Happiness
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  23. 23. Happiness
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  24. 24. Happiness Is Not Comforts
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  25. 25. # Happiness
    Mamta Agarwal
  26. 26. True Happiness
    Gabriell Davis
  27. 27. ! The Sad Story Of Happiness
    Michael Shepherd
  28. 28. Complete Happiness
    Ernestine Northover
  29. 29. She Of The Heavenly Happiness
    Michael Shepherd
  30. 30. Happiness-The Feeling
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  32. 32. Success Is Not Happiness. Happiness Is S..
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    Vidyadhar Durgekar
  34. 34. Happiness
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  35. 35. Happiness
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  40. 40. After All This- Happiness
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  41. 41. The Happiness
    Jack Hirschman
  42. 42. Happiness
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  43. 43. My Happiness Is.......
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  44. 44. Happiness
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  45. 45. Happiness
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  46. 46. Happiness
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  47. 47. Orgasms And Happiness
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  48. 48. A Lesson Of Life (Happiness)
    Ahmad Shiddiqi
  49. 49. Happiness
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  50. 50. Latent Happiness Part I
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Happiness Poems

  1. Happiness (Reconsidered)

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  2. Happiness

    Happiness is silent, or speaks equivocally for friends, Grief is explicit and her song never ends, Happiness is like England, and will not state a case, Grief, like Guilt, rushes in and talks apace.

  3. Happiness

    John had Great Big Waterproof Boots on; John had a Great Big Waterproof Hat; John had a Great Big Waterproof Mackintosh -- And that (Said John) Is That.

  4. Happiness

    Happiness perhaps once had features Of a single, compact whole, But countless are the craving creatures Praying God some bliss to dole. He therefore must have sadly shattered Happiness into many a bit And had the pieces widely scattered To give all eyes a glimpse of it. So, those who wish to own a share Should not think it strain or stress To search around, with utmost care, Some dazzling fragments to possess. A particle here, a particle there, To your happy lot may fall; Not any time, not anywhere, can you ever find them all. However long, however far- Spreading your quest may be, Too many are, too tiny are The splinters all for you to see. In common can you best enjoy Whatever happiness comes your way. With others if you share your joy, It well may stage a longer stay. Give your neighbour just a half And see your pleasure growig double: Make your neighbour smile or laugh; You yourself with glee will bubble.