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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

2013 Pulitzers Honor Sharon Olds

Sharon Olds
 
Poet Sharon Olds won the Pulitzer for Stag's Leap, a collection of poems that resulted, as Tess Taylor wrote for NPR in late 2012, from Olds' impressions of the end of her marriage. It includes these lines:

"I show no anger but in flashes of humor,
all is courtesy and horror."


In her review, Taylor said that Stag's Leap "moves beyond Olds to offer an alphabet of grieving, to gather a shape of losing, as well as perhaps offering us some clues about beginning anew."

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