Anne Sexton

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

Sylvia's Death - Poem by Anne Sexton

for Sylvia Plath

O Sylvia, Sylvia,
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Comments about Sylvia's Death by Anne Sexton

  • Nicole Settimi (9/10/2018 7:57:00 AM)

    'how did you crawl into,
    crawl down alone
    into the death I wanted so badly and for so long,
    the death we said we both outgrew, '

    - The death we both said we outgrew, so much love for that line.


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  • (4/18/2016 10:36:00 AM)

    I wrote two poems of Anne before ever reading Sylvia's Death. Of course...hers is better... (Report)Reply

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