Renowed American poet Louise Glück passed away on October 13th after a battle with cancer. She was eighty years old. Known for her dark tone, sometimes-unsettling lucidity, and frequent classical references, she was a highly honored poet, winning a Nobel Prize, a National Book Award, a Pulitizer Prize, and many other accolades. Her final collection was 2021's Winter Recipes from the Collective. As we head into the final days of October, here's a few lines from her poem "October":
I can't hear your voice
for the wind's cries, whistling over the bare ground
I no longer care
what sound it makes
Read the whole poem here.