SPRING … is it here already? … ‘that odor in the world?’
Louise Glück, from “Mock Orange” in The Triumph of Achilles.
And the scent of mock orange
drifts through the window.
How can I rest?
How can I be content
when there is still
that odor in the world?
— Louise Glück, from “Mock Orange” in The Triumph of Achilles
- Inspired by: “Here’s my advice, hold. Hold beauty.” by Anne Carson, The Beauty of the Husband.
- Poem via Memory’s Landscape; Photo: Jane Statham of White Flowers, Mock Orange Blossom. More on Mock Orange.