Event Title

Reading: Sharon Olds

Presenter Information

Sharon Olds

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

23-3-1995 8:00 PM

End Date

23-3-1995 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 23,1995 as part of the 26th annual UND Writers Conference: “States of the Art,” Sharon Olds reads a selection of her poetry. Olds reads “The Missing Boy,” “I Go Back to May 1937,” “Topography,” “Little Things,” “His Stillness,” “The Race,” “Letter to my Father from 40,000 Feet,” a selection of poems written by students and collected in Through The Dark Light: “I Seem to be a Lizard” by Janine, “He is the One” by Angelo, and “Conversation Between the Face and the Heart” by Kevin. Olds also reads the then-unpublished “More Blessed,” “Still Life in Landscape,” “Objective Clarollative,” “The Fetus in the Voting Booth,” “Forty-One, Alone, No Gerbil,” “The Son,” “The Pansies,” “71 BCE,” “Adolescence,” “Grey Girl,” “Flight 106,” “Animal Crackers,” “Because,” and “The Wedding Vow.”

Introduced by Maureen Geiger.

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Mar 23rd, 8:00 PM Mar 23rd, 9:00 PM

Reading: Sharon Olds

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 23,1995 as part of the 26th annual UND Writers Conference: “States of the Art,” Sharon Olds reads a selection of her poetry. Olds reads “The Missing Boy,” “I Go Back to May 1937,” “Topography,” “Little Things,” “His Stillness,” “The Race,” “Letter to my Father from 40,000 Feet,” a selection of poems written by students and collected in Through The Dark Light: “I Seem to be a Lizard” by Janine, “He is the One” by Angelo, and “Conversation Between the Face and the Heart” by Kevin. Olds also reads the then-unpublished “More Blessed,” “Still Life in Landscape,” “Objective Clarollative,” “The Fetus in the Voting Booth,” “Forty-One, Alone, No Gerbil,” “The Son,” “The Pansies,” “71 BCE,” “Adolescence,” “Grey Girl,” “Flight 106,” “Animal Crackers,” “Because,” and “The Wedding Vow.”

Introduced by Maureen Geiger.