Sharon Olds [ Pdf ] Selected Poems

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Es in poem after poem reflecting over an exciting experimentation with rhythm and language and a movement toward an embrace beyond the personal Subjects are revisited the pain of childhood adolescent sexual stirrings the fulfilment of marriage the wonder of children but each re casti 35

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Selected Poems

Ng penetrates ever deeply enriched by new perceptions and conceitsA powerful distillation of the best work from one of America's most gifted and widely read poets drawn from her seven published volumes this is a testament to a remarkable writer's depth range and continuing developmen Shockingly corporeal poetry that makes you recoil at its intimacy and yet compelling Serious stuff but not taking itself too seriously I tender The Pope s Penis as an example

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Michael Ondaatje has called Sharon Olds's poetry 'pure fire in the hands' and cheered the 'roughness and humour and brag and tenderness and completion in her work as she carries the reader through rooms of passion and loss' This rich selection made by the author exhibits those ualiti As raw self obsessed and self aware as Frida Kahlo And way ahead of her time


9 thoughts on “Selected Poems

  1. says:

    “I want to live I take them up like the male and female paper dolls and bang them together at the hips like chips of fli

  2. says:

    i keep Wanting to Love Sharon olds and then i don’t and some of her poems are 0 and some of her poems i find subtly problematic under the guise of being intimate and personal and confessional like maybe you didn’t have to publish that I Don’t Knowat least bc this is selected works throughout her life u can see her development in these writings lol i can recognise how good she is just a lot of them don’t Tie me

  3. says:

    As raw self obsessed and self aware as Frida Kahlo And way ahead of her time

  4. says:

    Sharon Olds eschews formal poetic forms and writes primarily about her own life She seems to me to follow in the tradition of Robert Lowell I find her poems very powerful and readable but surprisingly unuotable I l

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  6. says:

    I was first introduced to the work of Sharon Olds when I heard one of her poems in the 'Into the Wild' film In fact she worked closely with Sean Penn and Carine when making it I immediately looked up the author and ordered a copy of 'The Gold Cell' from a bookstoreFast forward a few years and this book fell into

  7. says:

    With simple construction and straightforward clarity her poems are beautiful in a matter of fact way They have good bones raw and real

  8. says:

    Searing honest lyrical and shocking Olds is a deserving winner of the TS Eliot prize; looking forward to reading Stag's Leap Highly recommend this selection as an introduction to her work

  9. says:

    Shockingly corporeal poetry that makes you recoil at its intimacy and yet compelling Serious stuff but not taking itself too seriously I tender The Pope's Penis as an example

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