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Comprehensive information about Anne Sexton including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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. This educational Anne Sexton resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left I am tearing the feathers out of the pillows, waiting, waiting for Daddy to come home... Quote Right
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Quote Left I tied down time with a rope but it came back.... Quote Right
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Quote Left I brush my hair, waiting in the pain machine for my bones to get hard,... Quote Right
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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 for it is dark, as dark as the leathery dead... Quote Right
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