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It’s always great to receive flowers but we thought we would do something extra special and send you a lovely Bunch of Poems!

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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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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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7 poems available

“Olds writes “poetry more faithful to the felt truth of reality than any prose could be.” – Richard Wakefield.

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