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Selected Poems As raw, self obsessed and self aware as Frida Kahlo And way ahead of her time. 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. 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 bookstore.Fast forward a few years and this book fell into my hands Again, I was in love with her work.I don t read a lot of poetry, never have done And a friend recently asked what this poet, Sharon Olds, wrote about I didn t really kno 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 bookstore.Fast forward a few years and this book fell into my hands Again, I was in love with her work.I don t read a lot of poetry, never have done And a With simple construction and straightforward clarity her poems are beautiful in a matter of fact way They have good bones, raw and real. 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. 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 Qualities 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 Casting Penetrates Ever Deeply, Enriched By New Perceptions And Conceits.A 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 Development.


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