Book Club for Poets Will Discuss Sharon Olds’s poetry on November 18

stagsleapOn November 18, the Book Club for Poets will discuss Sharon Olds’s Putlizer Prize-winning Stag’s Leap. Here are some poems that members of the club would like to discuss:

While He told Me (3)
Unspeakable (4)
Telling My Mother (10)
The Last Hour (13)
Last Look (14)
Stag’s Leap (16)
Known to be left (18)
Poems for the breasts (21)
Left-Wife Goose (34)
The Easel  (38)
Once In a While I Gave Up  (43)
To Our Miscarried One, Age Thirty Now (44)
French Bra (45)
The Haircut (63)
Crazy (65)
On Reading a Newspaper for the First Time as an Adult (71)
Left-Wife Bop (83)
What Left? (89)

**If you have any other favorites, please let me know!**

Directions to campus: http://www.nec.edu/about/visit/ (Danforth Library is located at 28 Bridge Street in Henniker)

Easiest parking: Park in the lot in front of the Simon Center, on Bridge Street. Enter the Simon Center, go up a few steps, and then walk to the back of the building. When you exit the back door (past the cafe), take the path to the left, which leads to Danforth Library.

If you need a map of campus, here’s link: http://www.nec.edu/campus-map/.

After we discuss Sharon Olds, our meeting after that will be on February 17. We’ll be trying something new for our February meeting. Instead of reading a book, we’ll spend our time doing writing exercises, some of them based on poems we’ve read in the Book Club. Should be fun!

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