Sharon Olds

(November 19, 1942 / San Francisco)

A Week Later - Poem by Sharon Olds

A week later, I said to a friend: I don't
think I could ever write about it.
Maybe in a year I could write something.
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Comments about A Week Later by Sharon Olds

  • Anil Kumar Panda (11/19/2016 9:29:00 AM)

    A love that bloomed releasing fragrance of youth and ending in a sad note at the death bed of mother has been penned nicely. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Birgitta Abimbola Heikka (11/19/2016 9:01:00 AM)

    Nice poem. I did not understand it at first. It’s about something lost (I think) . Like the reference of the lobby to the beauty of a king’s tomb—silent and dead but there is still a beauty about it. (Report)Reply

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  • R Soos (11/19/2016 8:58:00 AM)

    so many stories stashed quickly into a single poem - tough to do convincingly - and Sharon pulls it off. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/19/2016 7:48:00 AM)

    A beautifully conceived meaningful write full of emotional out-bursts. Congrats on modern Poem of the Day. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/19/2016 3:22:00 AM)

    Playing jacks! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/15/2014 10:27:00 AM)

    So much feeling in this heartfelt write. (Report)Reply

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