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Anne Sexton

Anne Sexton (November 9, 1928 – October 4, 1974) was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967 for her book Live or Die. Themes of her poetry include her long battle against depression and mania, suicidal tendencies, and various intimate details from her private life, including her relationships with her husband and children

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It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.

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Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.

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I will be steel! I will build a steel bridge over my need! I will build a bomb shelter over my heart ...

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God has a brown voice, as soft and full as beer.

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unless I can shake myself free of my dog, my flag, of my desk, my mind, I find life a bit of a drag. ...

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He turns the key.Presto!It opens this book of odd taleswhich transform the Brothers Grimm.Transform? ...

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I lay there silently,hoarding my small dignity.I did not ask about the gate or the closet.I did not ...

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I am not lazy. I am on the amphetamine of the soul. I am, each day, typing out the God my typewriter ...

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Despite my asbestos gloves, the cough is filling me with black, and a red powder seeps through my ve ...

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Blue eyes wash off sometimes.

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Some women marry houses. It's another kind of skin; it has a heart, a mouth, a liver and bowel movem ...

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I who was a house full of bowel movement, I who was a defaced altar, I who wanted to crawl toward Go ...

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If the doctors cure then the sun sees it. If the doctors kill then the earth hides it. The doctors s ...

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Some women marry houses.

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God owns heaven but He craves the earth.

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