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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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    Come, my pretender, my fritter,
    my bubbler, my chicken biddy!
    Oh succulent one,
    it is but one turn in the road
    and I would be a cannibal!
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    To tell the truth
    days are all the same size
    and words aren’t much company.
    —Anne Sexton (1928–1974)