poet Anne Sexton

Anne Sexton

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For My Lover, Returning To His Wife

She is all there.
She was melted carefully down for you
and cast up from your childhood,
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  • Anil Kumar PandaAnil Kumar Panda (1/18/2019 8:58:00 AM)

    'She is solid.
    As for me, I am a watercolor.
    I wash off. '..is so nice. Sometimes it gives immense pain if you lost something valuable. Loved it. Thanks for sharing.10++++

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (1/18/2019 8:37:00 AM)

    For the fuse inside her! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • sexton (1/18/2019 8:23:00 AM)

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  • Adrian FlettAdrian Flett (1/18/2019 2:42:00 AM)

    A poem of longing for something once had but now lost. 'Let's face it, I have been momentary'

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (1/18/2019 12:32:00 AM)

    A touching poem by Anne Sexton...................

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  • C F (1/18/2019 12:11:00 AM)

    One can feel the intensity of her helpless anger through out the poem - chilling!

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  • Susan (8/7/2018 4:12:00 AM)

    I first read this poem in, I think, the New Yorker and it has haunted me ever since. Stunning and even heart-breaking imagery that has, apparently, burrowed itself into some place deep in me. Brings me to tears every time I read it......

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