The Daily Poem: The Pulling

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The Independent Online
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Sharon Olds is one of the 10 poets shortlisted for the pounds 5,000 T S Eliot prize. Each of the poets will be featured in the Daily Poem this week and next. The winner will be announced next January, after an Oscars-style process in which the 1,850 members of the Poetry Book Society will each have a vote. Sharon Olds was born in San Francisco, lives in New York and teaches at the New York University. This poem appears in The Father (Secker & Warburg at pounds 6.99).

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