Sharon Olds

(November 19, 1942 / San Francisco)

Take The I Out - Poem by Sharon Olds

But I love the I, steel I-beam
that my father sold. They poured the pig iron
into the mold, and it fed out slowly,
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Form: Ars Poetica


Comments about Take The I Out by Sharon Olds

  • Sylvia Frances Chan (11/26/2018 12:16:00 AM)

    The World According To Sharon Olds, I love the most reading the World through her eyes, True Ars Poetica at its Best. Congratulations dear Mrs. Olds by being chosen as the Modern Poem Of The Day. Hurray! We all on POEMHUNTER say HURRAY NOW. Though you're an atheist, as far as I am concerned....I say G.B.U. Amen.10+ (Report)Reply

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  • (11/25/2018 11:12:00 PM)

    A great poem encompassing the basic psychic riddle of human beings that starts with I and mine. n enjoyable read.Thanks for posting it here. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/25/2018 8:50:00 PM)

    I vwish the PH community had her with out Love back. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/25/2018 4:02:00 AM)

    Like the soul that rushes! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • Adrian Flett (11/25/2018 2:49:00 AM)

    What a great description of conception. We all start with the I and end with it. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/15/2014 10:48:00 AM)

    Enjoyed the read! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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