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Anne Sexton Biography...Anne Gray Harvey Sexton, American poet and playwright, was born in Newton, Massachusetts, the daughter of Ralph Harvey, a successful woolen manufacturer, and Mary Gray Staples. Sexton is known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967 for her book Live or Die.

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Quote Left you who put gum in my coffee cup and worms in my Jell-O, you who let me pretend... Quote Right
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Quote Left He had kind eyes and hands and was a friend of sorrow. Thus they were married. After all he had compromised her. Quote Right
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Quote Left Poor thing. To die and never see Brooklyn. Quote Right
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Quote Left And thus Snow White became the prince's bride. The wicked queen was invited to the wedding feast... Quote Right
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Quote Left Oh Mary, Gentle Mother,... Quote Right
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