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Anne Sexton

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

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    Perhaps I am no one.
    True, I have a body
    and I cannot escape from it.
    I would like to fly out of my head,
    but that is out of the question.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Now they are together
    like strangers in a two-seater outhouse,
    eating and squatting together.
    —Anne Sexton (1928–1974)