Anne Sexton

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

Anne Sexton Poems

1. Song For A Lady 8/7/2015
2. The Legend Of The One-Eyed Man 3/29/2010
3. The Fury Of Cooks 3/29/2010
4. The Errand 3/29/2010
5. Portrait Of An Old Woman On The College Tavern Wall 3/29/2010
6. The Firebombers 3/29/2010
7. The Kite 3/29/2010
8. The Stand-Ins 3/29/2010
9. Some Foreign Letters 3/29/2010
10. Where I Live In This Honorable House Of The Laurel Tree 3/29/2010
11. The Lost Ingredient 3/29/2010
12. Raccoon 3/29/2010
13. The Author Of The Jesus Papers Speaks 3/29/2010
14. The Fury Of Overshoes 3/29/2010
15. The Fury Of Rain Storms 3/29/2010
16. Hutch 3/29/2010
17. The Child Bearers 3/29/2010
18. The Road Back 3/29/2010
19. The Expatriates 3/29/2010
20. For Johnny Pole On The Forgotten Beach 3/29/2010
21. The Angel Food Dogs 3/29/2010
22. The Balance Wheel 3/29/2010
23. The Waiting Head 3/29/2010
24. Funnel 3/29/2010
25. The Fallen Angels 3/29/2010
26. The Hangman 3/29/2010
27. The Fury Of Guitars And Sopranos 3/29/2010
28. The Fury Of Jewels And Coal 3/29/2010
29. The Fury Of God's Good-Bye 3/29/2010
30. The Assassin 3/29/2010
31. Torn Down From Glory Daily 3/29/2010
32. The Play 3/29/2010
33. The Other 3/29/2010
34. The Fury Of Sunrises 3/29/2010
35. The Fury Of Hating Eyes 3/29/2010
36. The Earth Falls Down 3/29/2010
37. The Death King 3/29/2010
38. The House 3/29/2010
39. The Bells 3/29/2010
40. Said The Poet To The Analyst 3/29/2010

Comments about Anne Sexton

  • Ellie (5/11/2018 2:54:00 PM)

    I loved it ❤️❤️🧡🧡💛💛💚💚💙💙💜💜💞💓💗❣️💕💖💘💝💟

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  • Buttetflly (5/1/2018 11:37:00 AM)

    Great poems

  • Jon Holloway Jon Holloway (4/7/2018 4:25:00 PM)

    I had to read it several times but it sunk in nicely. I may have to read it again.

  • Gulzar Hussain ranjoor (3/29/2018 12:44:00 AM)

    Your poetry is heart touching

  • sexton (2/21/2018 9:10:00 AM)

    dude her poems are so deep and some are very relatable in a lot of situations in my life

  • World level poet gulxar hussain ranjoor (1/22/2018 6:23:00 AM)

    Like your poems

  • Anne Sexton (11/30/2017 5:48:00 AM)

    She was fucking mental but I love her.

  • Russ B (11/23/2016 5:27:00 AM)

    Some people can be extremely judgemental and by being so miss entirely the whole point of the bigger picture. Anne Sexton was a brilliant poet and wrote many excellent pieces of poetry and at close of day it is the poetry that really matters.

  • Stephen W (7/27/2016 5:34:00 AM)

    Read her bio. She was a crazy person. They say she is 'modern model of a poet. This is very sad. Poetry does not have to be about madness. Lunacy is what it is. It's not poetic, just horrible suffering.

  • Lindsay Macdonald (2/7/2016 1:06:00 PM)

    Her words are simply breathtaking. It is confessionalism, said plainly in its truest form without ever being meaningless.

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 -
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 ...

Read the full of 45 Mercy Street

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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