poet Sharon Olds

Sharon Olds

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One Year

When I got to his marker, I sat on it,
like sitting on the edge of someone's bed
and I rubbed the smooth, speckled granite.
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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (10/15/2018 1:13:00 PM)

    Tears from my jaw and neck!

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Paul BrookesPaul Brookes (10/15/2018 6:57:00 AM)

    As usual Old's get to the nub and tells the reader in stark lines her grief. The overwhelming sense of loss and sadness great write as always loved this.

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (10/15/2018 5:34:00 AM)

    This is a beautiful poem nicely executed. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the poem of the day.

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  • Jeff Fleischer (10/15/2018 5:22:00 AM)

    I Love G-D (Part 2) - Poem by Jeff Fleischer
    I love G-d with all my heart and all my soul.
    He fills me with His spirit.
    He talks to me in the shadows of the night
    And whenever I beseech Him.
    If you desire His love,
    Walk in His ways.
    The guardian of the universe
    Requires no rest.
    The protector of all.
    Dependent upon none.

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  • Jeff Fleischer (10/15/2018 5:17:00 AM)

    Excellent work, Sharon.

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (10/15/2018 2:45:00 AM)

    Such a well penned poem by Sharon Olds................................

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  • Tom Allport (10/15/2018 2:24:00 AM)

    A sad poem of the loss of a loved one and how it affected them one year on? Well written Sharon.

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (10/15/2018 1:06:00 AM)

    The narrative involves several fleeting glimpses of nature and life.
    Thanks & Congrats.

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  • Colleen Courtney (5/15/2014 10:42:00 AM)

    Such a wonderful heartfelt and tender write. Beautifully descriptive!

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