Sharon Olds | The Sun Magazine

Sharon Olds

Sharon Olds is a former poet laureate of New York State. She is the author of twelve poetry collections, including Arias, which was published in 2019, and her work has been widely anthologized. She teaches creative writing at New York University.

— From September 2020
The Dog-Eared Page

The Race

I used my legs and heart as if I would
gladly use them up for this,
to touch him again in this life

September 2020
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