Sharon Olds

(November 19, 1942 / San Francisco)

I Could Not Tell


I could not tell I had jumped off that bus,
that bus in motion, with my child in my arms,
because I did not know it. I believed my own story:
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  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (5/15/2014 10:32:00 AM)

    Nice poem. Glad she decided to give herself an her innocent one a second chance at living. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,376 Points Dave Walker (11/19/2011 3:30:00 AM)

    Great poem again. Take a look at my poem called,
    Family of lies. I think you'll like this one. (Report) Reply

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