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Louise Glück

“Balm of the summer night, balm of the ordinary,
imperial joy and sorrow of human existence,
the dreamed as well as the lived—
what could be dearer than this, given the closeness of death?”


Louise Gluck, The Seven Ages
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The Seven Ages The Seven Ages by Louise Glück
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