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  • Author: Olds, Sharon
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    2019
    Summary:

    "Following her recent Odes, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet gives us a new collection of poems that sing of a woman's intimate life and political conscience"--

    Contents:
    • Machine generated contents note: Meeting a Stranger
    • For You
    • Looking South at Lower Manhattan, Where the Towers Had Been
    • Meeting a Stranger
    • No Makeup
    • A Pair of Sonnets Against the Corporal Chastisement of Children
    • Poem to Etan Patz
    • Poem Which Talks Back to Me
    • Birds in Alcoves
    • 8 Moons
    • My Father's Whiteness
    • State Evidence
    • Sweet Land of Liberty
    • White Woman in White Makeup
    • Apocalypse Approaching as I'm Aging
    • My Godlessness
    • Seas to Rise Forty Feet
    • Arias
    • Aria to Our Miscarried One, Age 50 Now
    • Aria Above Seattle
    • Anal Aria
    • Bay Area Aria
    • Bonnard Aria
    • Breaking Bad Aria
    • Cervix Aria
    • Calabash Aria
    • California Aria
    • Departure Gate Aria
    • Early Pastoral Aria
    • Fear of Motherhood Aria
    • Global Aria
    • Gliss Aria
    • Graduation Aria
    • Hyacinth Aria
    • Immigration Aria
    • Jockey Aria
    • Kunitzeiform Aria
    • Long-Playing Aria
    • Mortal Aria
    • Morning Aria, 6,000 Feet
    • Nevada City, California, Aria
    • Object Permanence Aria
    • Pasadena Aria
    • Pugilist Aria
    • Q Aria
    • Rasputin Aria
    • Sepia Aria
    • Silver Spoon Aria
    • Scansion Aria
    • Scrapbook Aria
    • Timothy Aria
    • Tailbone Aria
    • Uncombed Aria
    • Vermont Aria
    • Waist Aria
    • X Y Z Aria
    • Run Away Up
    • I Cannot Say I Did Not
    • Mourning Undone
    • First Breath
    • The Task of Naming Me
    • My First Two Weeks
    • Coda, for Coda and Codette
    • 201 Upper Terrace Snapshot
    • Theme Psalm
    • On Truth Serum, Seventy Years Ago, My Mother Chats
    • Run Away Up
    • The Green Duck
    • Dream of Mrs. Sly
    • I Think My Mother
    • How the Buttermilk Was Administered to the Child at the True Blue Cafeteria
    • I Do Not Know If It Is True, but I Think
    • How It Felt
    • Easter Morning, 1955
    • Phobia of Red
    • Easter Morning, 1960
    • Cold Tahoe Today
    • Never Saw
    • Sex with Love
    • My Father Happened on a Poem of Mine in a Magazine
    • Nemo me impune lacessit
    • The Enchantment
    • Like a Sonnet
    • Varicosonnet
    • From the Window of My Home-Town Hotel
    • My Poem Without Me in It
    • Where I Die
    • The New Knowing
    • What Thou Lovest Well
    • Remembering the First Time
    • After Divorce
    • Where Is It Now
    • The New Knowing
    • First Boyfriend After
    • Boyfriend Blues at 55
    • Boyfriend Lament
    • Go
    • When My Fear That I Won't
    • Unexpected Flourishing
    • Elegies
    • 1
    • Hospice-Bed Song
    • After Closing Up My Mother's House
    • The Relics
    • Dawn Song
    • Her Birthday as Ashes in Seawater
    • In the Temple Basement
    • Let the Night
    • As If My Mother
    • Blossom Trees
    • Holding to a Sea-Wall, Treading Salt Water
    • Where Is My Lady?
    • Where She Is Now
    • Double Elegy
    • My Parents' Ashes (New York City, October, 2001)
    • 2
    • On the Bank of the Columbia River
    • Morphine Elegy
    • Last Day with My Father's Wife
    • 3
    • Burial Day
    • Big Boy Blue
    • Landing in San Francisco on the Way to the Community of Writers (with a line from Tom Waits)
    • Song to Gabriel Hirsch
    • Tory Dent Elegy, Big Sur
    • Garlic Elegy
    • Sonnet for Joe of Nazareth
    • Morning Song
    • Stanley's Mouth
    • Animal Crackers
    • Song Before Dawn
    • Vigil
    • Sacred
    • First Child
    • The First New Human Animal
    • When You Were First Visible
    • First Child
    • Aria Conceived in Mexico.
    Genre: Poetry
    Original Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781787332157, 1787332152
    Collection(s)/Series: Griffin Poetry Prize 2020