Poetry a La Mode

September 18, 2012

Be sure to check out the September issue of Vogue Magazine! An amazing interview with Sharon Olds who gives us insight into her newest collection, Stag’s Leap. 

“I was never good at being angry,” says Olds, who wrote hundreds of poems over the course of that year, 49 of which are included in the collection; out of deference to her children (a son and daughter, both grown), she waited a decade to publish them. “The right to be angry: I’m learning it now, and I must say I’m having a wonderful time learning it slowly—anger tends to be eloquent! But it’s also kind of scary.”

READ MORE HERE: Vogue Online

Sharon Olds in Vogue

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