Tagged sharon olds

A Poem by Sharon Olds

This poem by Sharon Olds comes from her amazing book, Satan Says. Let me know what you think.  It’s probably one of my favorite poems out there; I’ll never forget it.   TIME TRAVEL I have learned to go back and walk around and find the windows and doors.  Outside it is hot, the pines…

Survivor/Confessional Poets and Poems I Love

(photo by AlisonTyne at Etsy) I have found a number of poets and poems that really get to me–poems about surviving. These amazing poets have a found somehow (I try desperately to do this but am not quite there yet) how to make their suffering/survival/abuse/ lesson/narrative universal. In my poems I have such a hard…