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 Overshoes 3/29/2010
4. The House 3/29/2010
5. Portrait Of An Old Woman On The College Tavern Wall 3/29/2010
6. The Child Bearers 3/29/2010
7. The Stand-Ins 3/29/2010
8. Torn Down From Glory Daily 3/29/2010
9. The Road Back 3/29/2010
10. Some Foreign Letters 3/29/2010
11. Where I Live In This Honorable House Of The Laurel Tree 3/29/2010
12. The Fury Of Cooks 3/29/2010
13. The Errand 3/29/2010
14. The Hangman 3/29/2010
15. The Touch 3/29/2010
16. The Fury Of Jewels And Coal 3/29/2010
17. The Interrogation Of The Man Of Many Hearts 3/29/2010
18. The Firebombers 3/29/2010
19. The Fury Of Rain Storms 3/29/2010
20. The Expatriates 3/29/2010
21. The Fury Of Earth 3/29/2010
22. The Angel Food Dogs 3/29/2010
23. The Waiting Head 3/29/2010
24. Old Dwarf Heart 3/29/2010
25. The Lost Ingredient 3/29/2010
26. The Fury Of Guitars And Sopranos 3/29/2010
27. The Fury Of God's Good-Bye 3/29/2010
28. The Bells 3/29/2010
29. With Mercy For The Greedy 3/29/2010
30. The Play 3/29/2010
31. The Fallen Angels 3/29/2010
32. The Other 3/29/2010
33. The Fury Of Sunrises 3/29/2010
34. The Fury Of Hating Eyes 3/29/2010
35. The Death Baby 3/29/2010
36. The Break Away 3/29/2010
37. The Kite 3/29/2010
38. Letter Written On A Ferry While Crossing Long Island Sound 3/29/2010
39. Raccoon 3/29/2010
40. For Johnny Pole On The Forgotten Beach 3/29/2010

Comments about Anne Sexton

  • Harlean (9/22/2018 3:32:00 PM)

    She wanted to be Sylvia Plath so bad that it hurt.

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  • Cammy Michelson (5/27/2018 9:40:00 AM)

    A beautiful, unsettling work of art. A summary of a tortured and torturing life.

  • Ellie (5/11/2018 2:54:00 PM)

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

  • 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.

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 ...

Read the full of 45 Mercy Street

The Kiss

My mouth blooms like a cut.
I've been wronged all year, tedious
nights, nothing but rough elbows in them
and delicate boxes of Kleenex calling crybaby
crybaby, you fool!

Before today my body was useless.
Now it's tearing at its square corners.
It's tearing old Mary's garments off, knot by knot

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