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Poet Sharon Olds Scores a Sweet Pulitzer, Chills on Her Sweet Porch

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Sharon Olds sits on the porch of her home , Monday, April 15, 2013 in Pittsfield, N.H. Olds won the Pulitzer in poetry for Stag's Leap, a collection of poems. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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MooseyDeers

I wish the poetry committee would be a bit riskier. I've never been a fan of Olds, but I know many people are. Still, it never feels like they look at anything other than the "big names" of poetry (I know, this is poetry and that's an oxymoron).