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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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    It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Blind with love, my daughter
    has cried nightly for horses,
    those long-necked marchers and churners
    that she has mastered, any and all,
    reigning them in like a circus hand....
    —Anne Sexton (1928–1974)