Sharon Olds

(November 19, 1942 / San Francisco)

The Mortal One - Poem by Sharon Olds

Three months after he lies dead, that
long yellow narrow body,
not like Christ but like one of his saints,
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Comments about The Mortal One by Sharon Olds

  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (5/15/2014 11:02:00 AM)

    Poet always manages to intrigue the reader. A compelling read. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 4 Points Ray Schreiber (9/24/2011 3:12:00 PM)

    I become engrossed, involved, entwined in every one of these wonderful poems... I have found a new poet to add to my list of favorites. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 382 Points Bill Grace (1/25/2009 11:21:00 PM)

    First reading January,2009. Bill Grace (Report) Reply








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