Stag's Leap: Poems

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Stag's Leap: Poems
112 pages; Knopf

To Help You Appreciate: You're (Finally!) Free

Sooner or later, it may happen to all of us: The guy we love just...well...leaves. After her marriage of 26 years fell apart, Olds wrote a book of poems that reads like a novel, one in which she learns to revel in the freedom of letting go and moving on, with courage, grace and joy. Yet another reason to read: Stag's Leap won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
— Leigh Newman