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Sharon Olds

4.14 of 5 Votes: 4
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Books by Sharon Olds
Stag's Leap: Poems (2012)
language
English
4.15 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This is an intensely personal collection. By reading it, you grapple first-hand with divorce, with the difficulty of being left, alongside the poet. As such, the act of reading these poems pushed me toward an inherently different sort of engagement than I expected, causing me to ...
One Secret Thing (2008)
language
English
4.02 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: For me, the most powerful poems in this collection are the ones about letting go--of a young adult daughter, of a dying mother, of lifelong battles. Sharon Olds has been writing about her dysfunctional family of origin throughout her career, but these poems mark a dramatic shift ...
One Secret Thing. Sharon Olds (2009)
language
English
4.02 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: The poems about war that lead into this collection are marvelous, but they are followed by Olds typical focus on herself and family. While her work is excellent in technique, the poems are often so intimate that they are off-putting, and sometimes echo with an unpleasant narcissi...
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