Anne Sexton

(9 November 1928 – 4 October 1974 / Newton, Massachusetts)

Anne Sexton Poems

1. The House 3/29/2010
2. Some Foreign Letters 3/29/2010
3. The Stand-Ins 3/29/2010
4. The Fury Of Overshoes 3/29/2010
5. The Fury Of Cooks 3/29/2010
6. The Errand 3/29/2010
7. The Fury Of Jewels And Coal 3/29/2010
8. Portrait Of An Old Woman On The College Tavern Wall 3/29/2010
9. The Break Away 3/29/2010
10. The Firebombers 3/29/2010
11. The Legend Of The One-Eyed Man 3/29/2010
12. The Expatriates 3/29/2010
13. The Kite 3/29/2010
14. The Bells 3/29/2010
15. Torn Down From Glory Daily 3/29/2010
16. The Balance Wheel 3/29/2010
17. The Break 3/29/2010
18. The Division Of Parts 3/29/2010
19. The Lost Ingredient 3/29/2010
20. The Child Bearers 3/29/2010
21. The Hangman 3/29/2010
22. The Touch 3/29/2010
23. The Author Of The Jesus Papers Speaks 3/29/2010
24. Letter Written On A Ferry While Crossing Long Island Sound 3/29/2010
25. Raccoon 3/29/2010
26. The Fury Of Hating Eyes 3/29/2010
27. The Road Back 3/29/2010
28. With Mercy For The Greedy 3/29/2010
29. The Fallen Angels 3/29/2010
30. To A Friend Whose Work Has Come To Triumph 3/29/2010
31. Where I Live In This Honorable House Of The Laurel Tree 3/29/2010
32. The Fury Of Earth 3/29/2010
33. The Play 3/29/2010
34. The Fury Of Rain Storms 3/29/2010
35. Red Roses 3/29/2010
36. The Children 3/29/2010
37. The Fury Of Abandonment 3/29/2010
38. The Evil Seekers 3/29/2010
39. The Angel Food Dogs 3/29/2010
40. The Consecrating Mother 3/29/2010
Best Poem of Anne Sexton

45 Mercy Street

In my dream,
drilling into the marrow
of my entire bone,
my real dream,
I'm walking up and down Beacon Hill
searching for a street sign -
namely MERCY STREET.
Not there.

I try the Back Bay.
Not there.
Not there.
And yet I know the number.
45 Mercy Street.
I know the stained-glass window
of the foyer,
the three flights of the house
with its parquet floors.
I know the furniture and
mother, grandmother, great-grandmother,
the servants.
I know the cupboard of Spode
the boat of ice, solid silver,
where the ...

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Her Kind

have gone out, a possessed witch,
haunting the black air, braver at night;
dreaming evil, I have done my hitch
over the plain houses, light by light:
lonely thing, twelve-fingered, out of mind.
A woman like that is not a woman, quite.
I have been her kind.

I have found the warm caves in the woods,

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