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Aubade with Burning City - Ocean Vuong
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To My Father / To My Future Son - Ocean Vuong
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Someday I’ll Love Ocean Vuong - Ocean Vuong
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3 poems available

"So what if a piece of wood discovers it’s a violin..." - Arthur Rimbaud

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We are on adding Hannah Sullivan, whose collection, Three Poems (Faber, 2018), won the T. S. Eliot Prize in 2018, to The Poetry Archive. In the meantime you can find more information about Hannah on the T. S. Eliot website…

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His Ashes - Sharon Olds
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Grey Girl - Sharon Olds
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Poem for the Breasts - Sharon Olds
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Amaryllis Ode - Sharon Olds
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The Connoisseuse of Slugs - Sharon Olds
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Ode to the Hymen - Sharon Olds
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“Olds writes “poetry more faithful to the felt truth of reality than any prose could be.” – Richard Wakefield.

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