Sharon Olds Quotes

Sharon Olds Quotes: Poems come from ordinary experiences and objects, I think. Out of memory - a dress I lent my daughter on her way back to college; a newspaper photograph of war; a breast self-exam; the tooth fairy; Calvinist parents who beat up their children; a gesture of love; seeing oneself naked over age 50 in a set of bright hotel bathroom mirrors.
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Sharon Olds Quote: Who wants to put together something that will bear some relationship to the vision or memory or experience or story or idea or dream or whatever.
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Quotes about Sharon Olds: The amount of horror one used to hear about in one village could be quite extreme. But one might not have heard about all the other villages' horrors at the same time.
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Quote about Sharon Olds: .. to a poet, the human community is like the community of birds to a bird, singing to each other. Love is one of the reasons we are singing to one another, love of language itself, love of sound, love of singing itself, and love of the other birds.
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Sharon Olds Sayings: I have heard about the civilized, the marriages run on talk, elegant and honest, rational. But and I are savages.
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Sharon Olds Saying: I think this is true for all artists. My senses are very important to me.
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