Satan Says (Pitt Poetry Series)

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9780822934134: Satan Says (Pitt Poetry Series)

Poems examine life as a child, a woman, and a mother, death, and our relationship to the world.

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Commenting on Sharon Olds' debut, Linda Pastan wrote that Olds was "clearly a poet to be reckoned with." No kidding. Olds has gone on to create an impressively bold body of work. Notice here "The Language of the Brag," in which Olds describes the heroic deed of childbirth: "I have done what you wanted to do Walt Whitman/ . . . this glistening verb,/and I am putting my proud American boast/ right here with the others." Amen.

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"In Satan Says, Sharon Olds convincingly, and with astonishing vigor, presents a world which, if not always hostile, is never clear about which face , it will show her." -- American Book Review

Airport Hotel
Barometer
Coming Home After Vacation
Drowning
Encounter
Feared Drowned
First Night
Fish Story
Fishing Off Nova Scotia
Five-year-old-boy
Geography
The Housewives Watching Morning Tv
I Am The Shrink's Wife
I Could Not Tell
Indictment Of Senior Officers
The Indispensibility Of The Eyes
Infinite Bliss
The Language Of The Brag
Late
Love Between Us
Love Fossil
The Love Object
Monarchs
The Mother
Night Terrors
Nurse Whitman
The Opening
The Other Life
Photographs Courtesy Of The Fall River Historical Society
Pilgrimage
Portrait Of A Daughter
The Possessive
Prayer
Primitive
Quake Theory
Reading You
Republican Living Rooms
The Rising Daughter
Satan Says
Seventh Birthday Of The First Child
The Sisters Of Sexual Treasure
Solitary
Station
Sunday Night In The City
The Talk
That Year
Time-travel
To A Poet
Tricks
The Unborn
The Unjustly Punished Child
Young Mothers (1)
Young Mothers (2)
Young Mothers (4)
Young Mothers (5)
Copyright© 1998 Roth Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved -- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

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